Port Blair, March 7: The Andaman and Nicobar Islands Rural Livelihood Mission (ANIRLM) attached to Directorate of RD, PRIs and ULBs, Andaman and Nicobar Administration, Port Blair organised a “SHG MELA” on 06.03.2021 and 07.03.2021 at Marina Park, Port Blair from 4:00 PM to 9:00 PM.

In the Mela, the Self Help Groups formed under DAY-NRLM, NABARD, Andaman and Nicobar State Cooperative Bank Private Limited, Port Blair, NGO’s and other institutions get marketing facilities for sale of their handmade products i.e. Handicrafts made Coconut Shell, Bamboo & Cane, Ladies Hand Bag made of pearls, Coir Products, Decorative door hangings made of wool, bakery products, Embroided Table cloths, Fish Pickle, Honey, local Spices, Foot Mats made of waste cloths etc.

The Mela will also provide a platform to the SHG Ladies for sales/ marketing of their products. In coming months, the ANIRLM shall also be organizing “SHG MELA” at Block Levels to provide better marketing facilities to the SHGs in their respective areas.