IGNOU offers certificate course on bamboo craft
A certificate course on bamboo craft is developed by Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU), Industrial Design Centre (IDC) and Khadi and Village Industries Commission to target unemployed rural youth, traditional craft persons, NGOs and bamboo growing farmers.
India is the second largest bamboo producing country in the world and has over 13 lakh bamboo artisans but their earning is very meagre due to deteriorating rural markets, lack of proper marketing channels.
Since the artisans are not familiar with the new trends that may attract the city market, this course may help them to enhance their quality work and their earning as well.
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