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  • 22 June, 2020

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Kumbhar Sashaktikaran Program

Kumbhar Sashaktikaran Program

  • Kumbhar Sashaktikaran Program is an initiative of the Khadi and Village Industries Commission(KVIC) for the empowerment of the potters community in the remotest of locations in the country.

Target beneficiaries

  • The program reaches out to the potters in : U.P., M.P., Maharashtra, J&K, Haryana, Rajasthan, West Bengal, Assam, Gujarat, Tamil Nadu, Odisha, Telangana and Bihar.

Benefits provided

  • Training for advanced pottery products
  • Latest, new technology pottery equipment like the electric Chaak
  • Market linkages and visibility through KVIC exhibitions

Outcomes

Due to the supply of electric chaaks, the potters have reaped the following benefits.

  • More production with less hours of work.
  • Less noise and better health benefits
  • Less power consumption with smooth transition to higher speeds

Source: PIB


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