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MP govt plans to sell handicraft products on e-com sites

Press Trust of India  |  Indore 

The government is planning to sell its handicraft and handloom products on portals like and to boost their sale.

"We are trying to sell the handicraft and handloom products on websites like and to enhance their sale," Sonali Ponkshe Vayangankar, Commissioner and Managing Director of Sant Ravidas Handicraft and told reporters here today.

Replying to a query, she said that after the introduction of GST, prices of some of the handicraft and handloom products have gone up, which resulted in the decline in their sale.

Vayangankar also informed that the corporation is also raising awareness among the artisans to take Geographical Indication (GI) tag for their traditional handicraft and handloom products.

Maheshwar saris, leather toys of and Chanderi's fabrics are among the products of Madhya Pradesh, which have got GI certification.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Fri, February 09 2018. 18:35 IST