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State award for skilful crafts person by DIC, GoM.


Directorate of Commerce and Industries Government of Manipur gave away State award, Merit award, Inspiration award to skilled crafts person of the State in a grand function at Shumang Lila Shanglen, Palace Compound Imphal East.

10 State awardees take away a cash award of Rs 20 thousand each with citation. Merit Award – Rs 8 thousand with citation, Inspiration award – Rs 5 thousand with citation.

A book titled ‘Khutheilaktagi’ written by Sanasam Birendra was also released in connection with the function. The book is a compilation of the works and profile of skilful craftsman of the State with good pictures of their product.

The ten State Awardee are

1)      Thokchom Pratika Devi  of Thoubal for her hand embroidery

2)      Elang Newme of Tamenglong for Cane and Bamboo works.

3)      Irengbam (o) Bilashini Devi of Imphal West for Doll and Toys

4)      Ningthoujam Ingoba Singh of Imphal East for Papier Machi (Doll and toys)

5)      Ningombam Bishorjit Meitei of Imphal East for wood carving

6)      Angom (o) Kamala Devi of Imphal East for Kauna Craft

7)      Loitongbam Tilotama Devi of Imphal East for Artistic Textile

8)      Smt. Arunapyari Salam of Imphal West for Hand Block Printing

9)      Khomdram (o) R.K Babita Devi of Imphal West for Dance and Costume

10)  Leishangthem Jayanta Singh of Imphal East for Iron Craft.

In the merit award twelve persons were awarded. And 30 of them got the Inspiration award for their skilful works on various discipline.

E Chand MLA Yaiskul A/C, O Nabakishore Principal Secretary Commerce and Industry, B John Tlangtinkhuma, Director Commerce and Industries, K Sobita Diretor Art and Culture gave away the prizes.


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