British Dy High Commissioner visits Srishtishree buys items made by SHGs

  • | Wednesday | 19th February, 2020

Kolkata: British Deputy High Commissioner in Kolkata Nick Lowe and his wife on Tuesday visited Srishtishree the "urban haat" and bought several items prepared by artisans of Self-Help Groups (SHGs) from rural parts of the state. The Deputy High Commissioner and his wife interacted with members of SHGs present at the stalls. The Deputy High Commissioner appreciated the initiative of the state government under the flagship project Anandadhara, which was started to eradicate poverty in the state. Several steps were taken by the Mamata Banerjee government to support SHGs from the rural parts of the state. The state government has also taken steps to ensure better marketing of the products prepared by the SHGs.

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