SUBJECT : Tribal Research Institute under State Social Welfare department is representing State at the ongoing weeklong National Craft Mela at Bhubaneswar, Odisha.

Gangtok, November 28, 2017: Tribal Research Institute under State Social Welfare department is representing State at the ongoing week-long National Craft Mela at Bhubaneswar, Odisha.

Traditional tribal costumes and handicrafts from Sikkim have been exhibited by Lepcha artisans from Gitang, West Sikkim, Sonam Lepcha and Moamtamit Lepcha, at the fair.

The fair is considered a platform to disseminate richness of hand made products and explore more tribal markets since many tribal artisans from various States on Indian union are participating.

TRI, Gangtok, established in 2016 under Social Welfare department has been relentlessly working on tribal documentation, implementation of programme and policies to uplift socio-economic condition of tribal life in Sikkim and become a source of repository to research scholars, informs a press release.


Source: Sikkim Express