Union Minister of Commerce & Industry, Mr. Piyush Goyal today launched the ‘Meghalayan Age’ store in New Delhi. The aims at providing the local artisans and more than 43,000 weavers of the state. In addition it will give them a window to showcase the rich culture, heritage, art and ethnic products of Meghalaya & will support the state’s cottage industry. The Cabinet Minster lauded the “minimalist design” of the state’s exclusive prime store in the heart of the national capital & complimented the CM Conrad Sangma for taking initiative of setting it up.
“World has not still seen the huge potential of the North-East & the World is your stage”– Union Minister of Commerce & Industry, Mr. Piyush Goyal
The 'Meghalayan Age' store represents the huge potential & competence of the artisans and weavers of the state.
This store showcases the rich culture, tradition and art that the state is home to. pic.twitter.com/AhJAUaIMF9
— Piyush Goyal (@PiyushGoyal) December 9, 2021
He believes that Mulberry Silk of Meghalaya besides Shawls, Bamboo, Handicrafts and various other unique products of the Northeast will have a huge market not only for visitors from India but also from across the world. The BJP leader further said, “he has, in his heart and in his commitment, a deep passion for the development of the North-East. Further adding that he believes in a better future for the people of the North-East that it is compulsive for all of us.
“After seeing the wonderful work that our artisans, weavers, handicrafts persons are doing in Meghalaya, I can only say that what we are seeing is just a tip of the iceberg, potential is huge, your capabilities are bigger than that I can see, your capacities that you have demonstrated are immense,” said Shri Goyal.
Range of Products at the Meghalayan Age Store:-
The store hosts a wide range of curated products, ranging from Larnai pottery to Ryndia silk. Additionally, the store also markets indigenous agri-products of Meghalaya such as Lakadong Turmeric, Wild Forest Honey and Sohiong Jam. The Meghalayan Age Store is located on Baba Kharak Singh Road in Connaught Place, New Delhi, within the Rajiv Gandhi Handicrafts Bhavan. The Store serves as a gateway for travellers who want to visit the State by luring them with a showcase of the State’s culture and serene landscape.
He later dedicated the gathering present at the store in memory of CDS, General Bipin Rawat. He concluded by addressing the General as a true KarmaYogi who was passionate about making India great.
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