The ‘One Station One Product’ stall at Cuttack Railway station will now showcase handloom products belonging to Maniabandha village in Badamba tehsil of Cuttack district.
During his recent visit to Badamba, union minister Ashwini Vaishnaw, had assured local weavers of making available their handloom products at Cuttack station under the ‘One Station One Product’ initiative.
The ‘One Station One Product’ concept was introduced by the Government of India with an objective to provide enhanced livelihood and welfare of local artisans, potters, weavers/handloom weavers and tribals.
The railway station will act as a marketing channel for 5,000 weavers Maniabandha Handloom Cluster Consortium to promote their products.
Presently, Khurda Road division is having ‘One Station One Product’ stalls at 12 railway stations, showcasing the products of local artisans.