The Directorate of Art and Culture, Government of Goa has organised a ‘Lac work workshop’ underway at Sanskruti Bhavan, Patto Panaji till July 7 at Sanskruti Bhavan, Patto, Panaji. This workshop is organised in collaboration with the Directorate of Art and Culture, Government of Jharkhand under ‘Ek Bharat Shreshtha Bharat’ scheme of Government of India. “25 ladies will be participating in this event. This is a good opportunity for Goan women to create items using lac,” said deputy director of Art and Culture, Ashok Parab.
“We are going to teach the participants how to make products like vases, bangles, jewellery, dining sets etc. Through this workshop participants will be able to put up their products for sale and earn money,” said secretary of Ranchi based Lah Hasta Shilpa Swabalambi Sahakari Samitee Limited, Jhabar Mal. He added that if participants are willing to take up consignments in future the Ranchi team would be willing to send them the raw materials and expect them to create the product within the stipulated time. The participants will be trained by a team from Jharkhand under the mentorship of Jhabar Mal.