Tribune press service
Mandi, December 31
Products prepared by self-help groups in Lahaul, under the National Rural Livelihoods Mission, attract many tourists to an exhibition in Kullu and Manali.
Knitted socks, gloves, sweaters, traditional food products such as dosa, local tea, marchu, thupka and momos are available at the exhibition at the Himalayan hotel in Manali and at the Sarvari hotel. of the Tourism Development Corporation in Kullu.
The district administration initiative is yielding positive results for us. This boosted the morale of women’s self-help groups. Mangal Dasi, member, self-help group
Lahaul-Spiti Deputy Commissioner Neeraj Kumar said the women’s self-help groups preparing these traditional handicrafts and Lahaul delicacies were receiving a good response from tourists.
The DC said that the Lahaul-Spiti district administration will provide comprehensive assistance and guidance to these self-help groups to promote their handicrafts and specialties nationwide. Tourists could also enjoy these delicacies during the Winter Carnival, which begins on January 2 in Manali.
Meanwhile, Neon Dhairya Sharma, project director and district mission director of the National Rural Livelihood Mission, Kullu and Lahaul Spiti, said the activities were carried out as part of an action plan and in accordance with the guidelines. of DC so that self-help groups can earn a better income.