Exhibition showcases heritage items made by ITI trainees

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Div Com hails introduction of traditional art courses

Jammu, Oct 24: An Exhibition of heritage items manufactured by trainees of Govt. Industrial Training Institutes (ITIs) of Jammu Division was today organized by Technical Education Department in collaboration with Kala Kendra.
The presentations at the exhibition attracted huge number of art lovers.
Organized to promote the heritage courses in the Trades of Basohli Shawl Weaving, Basohli Painting, Traditional Phulkari Arts, the exhibition was inaugurated by Divisional Commissioner, Sanjeev Verma.
Divisional Commissioner lauded the efforts of Technical Education Department in reviving the Heritage Arts of Jammu and Kashmir. Traditional items on display such as Phulkari Suits, Basohli Paintings and Basohli Shawls were highly appreciated by general public.
Joint Director Technical Education, G M Bhat, in his welcome address informed that the Technical Education Department is playing pioneering role in popularizing Traditional Art of Jammu and Kashmir as well as enabling source of self-employment to the youth of J&K.
Others present on the occasion were Rajedra Kumar Gupta, Principal (Sr. Scale), ITI Jammu, Dr. Arvinder Singh Amn, Secretary, Kala Kendra, Jammu, Anoop Sharma, Assistant Director, Naresh Singh, Superintendent, ITI Kathua, Rajesh Gupta, Superintendent, Women ITI Jammu and S. Amandeep Singh, Vice Principal, ITI Jammu and others.