First Ever Mission Shakti Mela To Demonstrate Women Empowerment In Odisha
Bhubaneswar: The first ever Mission Shakti Mela will be organized in the state capital from 5th to 16th December this year. The exhibition will show case the prowess of the Women Self Help Groups of the state and bring to one platform more than 500 SHGs.
This is for the first time an exhibition is being organized where the members of the SHGs will bring in their products and skills. The purely Make in Odisha event will help an interaction among the members of the SHGs and common people. About 200 stalls will be put up by SHGs in the Mela to showcase the products made by the members of the Self Help Groups.
Speaking to media during the announcement of the event, Sujatha Kartikeyan, Commissioner-cum-Director, Mission Shakti, said that the event is an attempt to economically empower the women working in SHGs”.
To be held at the IDCO Exhibition Ground in Bhubaneswar, the Mela will be open from 11 AM to 9 PM.