SARAS Fair underway in Puducherry till March 27

SARAS Fair underway in Puducherry till March 27

Puducherry, Mar 18 (Frosh News) The SARAS Fair 2023 organised by the Ministry of Rural Development is underway in Puducherry till March 27.

A 11-day exhibition and sale of various products from units run by women Self Help Groups from 15 States began at the Gandhi Thidal on Friday. 


The fair is being held in association with District Rural Development Agency and Puducherry State Rural Livelihoods Mission.

The fair provides and opportunity to SHGs to build market linkages and provides them with a marketing platform, a press note said.

The event will showcase products ranging across Madhubani paintings, tie and dye, embroidery, silver filigree, carets, applique works, wood and stone carvings, terracotta, paper mache, crochet and jewellery.

Food products, especially those focusing on millet preparations in view of the International Year of Millets, is a highlight of the fair.

Lieutenant Governor Tamilisai Soundararajan inaugurated the fair.  (Frosh News Bureau)