The much awaited fair of the year, Sisir Saras, for handcrafts and indigenous rural products has kicked off in the city. The ten day fair has been organized by ORMAS (Odisha Rural Development and Marketing Society) with sponsorship from Ministry of Rural Development, Government of India, where rural artisans, Self Help Groups, rural producers are focused to display and to sale their handmade rural products on a single platform.
This Year the programme has been kicked off from January 5 and will continue till January 15. Rural producers and artisans from around 25 states from the country have put up their stalls. Besides, artisans from 30 districts of the state have also assembled to display and sale the handmade rural treasures. A total of 290 stalls has been put up and handed over to 678 participants from different corners of the country to display their items.
Rural women from 25 states across India displayed a wide range of unique handicraft and rural products at Sisira Sarasa, providing a platform to rural producers and bring them under one roof.