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Divya Kala Mela Will Be Organized From 6th To 11th February 2024.

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Agartala, 7th of February 2024 : The Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities (Divyangjan) DEPwD, Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment, Govt of India through National Divyangjan Finance and Development Corporation (NDFDC) regularly organizes Divya Kala Mela a unique event showcasing the products and craftsmanship of Divyang entrepreneurs/artisans from across the country. To continue the efforts of empowering Divyang Entrepreneurs, Divya Kala Mela is  being organized from 6th to 11th February 2024 at Children Park, Agartala

The Divya Kala Mela, Agartala inaugurated on 6th February 2024 at 5.00 PM by Ratan Lal Nath, Hon’ble Cabinet Minister of Power, Agriculture & Farmer’s Welfare and Election Department, Govt. of Tripura in august presence of Tinku Roy, Hon’ble Minister for Youth Affairs & Sports, Social Welfare & Social Education and Labour, Govt. of Tripura. Naveen Shah, IFS, CMD, NDFDC, Achintam Killikdar, Dy. Commissioner For PwDs, Rajib Ghosh, State Convener, BJP Divyangjan Cell, Tripura, prominent NGOs working for Divyangjan and other dignitaries were also present during the programme.

“A better India cannot be formed without the development of all. Those who are backward in the society should be brought to the front. Divyangjan also need to stand by their side to become self-reliant, keeping this goal in mind, the central and state governments are implementing various schemes.”, Ratan Lal Nath, Hon’ble Cabinet Minister of Power, Agriculture & Farmer’s Welfare said at the inauguration ceremony of Divya Kala Mela. The Agriculture & Farmer’s Welfare minister also added that no one had thought about organizing such a fair before. This kind of fair is being organized in the thinking of Prime Minister Narendra Modi. We always say Sabka Sath, Sabka Viswas . The country will not develop only if some people develop. All people must improve.

The event will present an enthralling experience to the visitors, as vibrant products from various parts of the country as well as NE states will be seen together. More than 60 Divyang artisans/artists and entrepreneurs besides prominent organizations from about 18 states/UTs will be showcasing their products, skills and services in Agartala. There would be products in the following broad categories: Home Decor and lifestyle, Clothing, Stationery and Eco-friendly products, packaged food and organic products, Toys and gifts, Personal Accessories – Jewellery, Clutch Bags Paintings etc. It will be an opportunity for all to go ‘vocal for local’ and products made by Divyang craftsmen with their extra determination can be seen/purchased.

The 6 Days ‘Divya Kala Mela’, Agartala (Tripura) will be open from 11.00 AM to 9.00 PM and witness a series of cultural activities, including performances by Divyangjan artists and well-known professionals. Visitors can also enjoy their favourite foods from various regions of the country at the event.

This is a unique initiative of DEPwDtowards the economic empowerment of PwD/Divyangjan. The Divya Kala Mela presents a bigger platform for marketing and showcasing the products and skills of Divyangjan (PwD). The Divya Kala Mela, Tripura is the 14thone in series starting from 2022 (i) Delhi, 2-6 December 2022, (ii) Mumbai, 16th to 25th February 2023, (iii) Bhopal, 12th to 21st March 2023, (iv) Guwahati, 11th to 17th May 2023 (v) Indore, 17th to 23rd June 2023 (vi) Jaipur29th June to 5th July 2023 (vii) Varanasi, 15thto 24thSeptember,2023(viii) Secunderabad, Hyderabad 6th to 15th October 2023(ix) Bengaluru, Karnataka 27th October to 5th November, 2023 (x) Chennai, TN 17th to 26th November, 2023 (xi) Patna 8th-17th Dec. 2023 (xii) Surat 29th Dec.23 to 7th Jan 2024, xiii) Nagpur 12th to 21st January, 2024 and now at Agartala, Tripura.

The department has grandiose plans to promote the concept of Shashaktikaran of Divyang, as part of which ‘Divya Kala Mela’ is being organized across the country.

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