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Panaji: October 16, 2018

Asvina 24, 1940 

Silk thread jewelry making is a wonderful art. Women are very fond of jewelry and can make good livelihood if this art is taken seriously. Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has initiated many schemes for small scale business and women from Goa should take benefit of it said Shri Sanjay Harmalkar Chairman of Institute of Menenes Braganza, while addressing the participants at the concluding function of the Silk thread jewelry workshop held at Sanskruti Bhavan Patto- Panaji  recently.

The Directorate of Art and Culture had Silk thread jewelry workshop for five days at Sanskruti Bhavan Patto- Panaji.

Shri Ramesh Mahale, Deputy Director - Accounts and Administration welcomed the participants. He congratulated the participants for their work and wished them success in this field. He also told about various activities of Art and Culture Department.

Resource Person Ms. Sweta Savordekar appreciated all the participants and assured to have an advanced workshop in this particular art. She also shared her experience in the field.

Gandhiji’s 150 th birth anniversary is being celebrated this year. On this occasion, the expert, Sweta Savardekar taught the participants to make jewelry items using Khadi material.

Certificates were distributed at the hands of the Chief Guest. Ms. Siddhi Upadhye compered the programme and proposed vote of thanks.