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Restarting traditional cloth weaving in Haryana

Cloth weaving course would be started in Skill University


aryana Chief Minister, Manohar Lal, said that with a view to restart the traditional cloth weaving industry of Dhanak Samaj, cloth weaving course would be started in Skill University and training would be imparted to youth to make them employable and set up their own ventures. The Chief Minister made this announcement while interacting with representatives of Dhanak Samaj.

Manohar Lal said that a committee should be constituted to explore the possibilities of setting up the traditional work of cloth weaving by imparting training to youth with the use of machinery. He suggested the representatives to prepare a proposal in this regard and send it to the government.

11 hostels were being established in 11 districts of the state for students belonging to Scheduled Castes category.

In these hostels, 50 per cent seats would be reserved for students belonging to Scheduled Castes category and 50 per cent would be for students belonging to other categories. This would generate feeling of social harmony and unity among students, he added.

He said that the State Government has implemented several welfare oriented schemes for the people. For making people aware of such schemes, the State Government has opened Antyodaya Sewa Kendras in seven districts where information regarding all welfare schemes was being provided to people under one roof. He suggested the representatives to organise one function each at these Antyodaya Sewa Kendras so that people would become aware of these kendras.

Manohar Lal said, “Enjoying luxuries is not our work, but we have created a new form of politics by combining the governance with spirit of service”.

The well to do persons of the society should come forward and help the help the needy persons. The representatives gave their suggestions to the Chief Minister and requested to given status of Category-A to Dhanak Samaj. The Chief Minister inquired the representatives whether they have been availing the benefits of welfare schemes or not. The representatives replied that they have been availing benefits of all schemes. He said, “If they face any problem then they could inform him in writing. All their issues would be got resolved”. The Chief Minister also announced to give financial assistance of Rs two lakh each to about 40 registered organisations working for the welfare of Dhanak Samaj.

The representatives of Dhanak Samaj expressed gratitude towards the Chief Minister for inviting them. The representatives said that this was for the first time that a Chief Minister has invited them, listened to their grievances and took their suggestions which clearly signify the vision of ‘Sakba Sath Sabka Vikas’ of the Chief Minister, Manohar Lal.

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