HMV organised cloth bag making workshop under vocational training

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Jalandhar May 29 (Jaswinder Singh Azad)- Hans Raj Mahila Maha Vidyalaya’s Unnat Bharat team in collaboration with Ajit Singh Foundation organised a cloth bag making workshop in Gillan village under Green Sparrow Project. This event was organised on the occasion of International Biodiversity Day and World Environment Day courtesy Punjab Biodiversity Board, PSST and NBA. A 3-day vocational training workshop was organised in Gillan village in which women were taught to make cloth bags.

The aim of this workshop was to make the women of the village self-reliant so that they can earn a livelihood while managing waste. Ms. Ramanpreet Kaur from Ajit Singh Foundation and Mrs. Navneeta from the Fashion Designing Department of the college were present as resource persons. The women of the village were given hands-on training in making bags. Mrs. Navneeta informed the women about various ways of decorating bags like painting, patch work, embroidery etc.

Dr. Meenakshi Duggal Mehta, in-charge of Unnat Bharat Team, thanked all the women including the Sarpanch of the village Mrs. Balwinder Kaur. Principal Prof. Dr. (Mrs.) Ajay Sareen appreciated the UBA team members and Environmental Education Program Coordinator Dr. Anjana Bhatia. She thanked the Punjab Biodiversity Board and Punjab State Council for Science and Technology.

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