Himachal Pradesh State Handicrafts Handloom Corporation signs MoU with Flipkart for online sale
The Himachal Pradesh State Handicrafts and Handloom Corporation has signed a Memorandum of understanding (MoU) with online retailer Flipkart for online sale and promotion of the products made by local artisans and craftsmen to customers across the globe.
The MoU was signed between the two in the presence of Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur in Shimla ,today. Speaking on the ocassion Jai Ram Thakur said the Covid-19 pandemic has adversely affected the economy of the rural artisans and local manufacturers.
He said pact signed between two is an important step towards the promotion of rural economy and boost the sale of handicraft and handloom products of the state.
It may be recalled that MoU would provide an e-Commerce platform for over 20,000 artisans associated with handloom and handicrafts in the State.