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=> In the meeting of Rajasthan State Level Weavers’ Award Selection Committee, 6 weavers of the state were selected to be rewarded under the Weavers Award Scheme. This meeting was held under the chairmanship of Industries and Commerce Commissioner Mahendra Kumar Parakh,
=> The first three weavers selected at the state level will be given cash amount of Rs 21000, 11000 and 7100 respectively and the three weavers selected at the district level will be given cash amount of Rs 5100, 3100 and 2100 respectively.
=> It is noteworthy that the Weavers Award Scheme was started in 2005, under which a provision was made to give cash rewards to the weavers in the state.
=> In the financial year 2021-22, a provision of Rs 3 lakh has been made by the Industries and Commerce Department to reward weavers in 19 weavers-dominated districts of the state under this scheme.
=> After perusing the 32 entries received by the department, 6 entries were selected for the cash prize.
=> Indro (Pokhran, Jaisalmer) stood first for Pokhran Pattu, while Ghulam Ahmed (Sawai Madhopur) secured second position for Plain Khes whereas Shakti Singh Naruka (Sirahi, Tonk) stood third for cotton saree.
=> Maqbool Ahmed (Mangrol, Baran) was selected for Kota Doria Violet Booti Saree, while Budhram (Kankani, Jodhpur) was selected for Cotton Dari and Suman (Amarpura Bas, Bikaner) was selected for the Consolation Prize for Coating Woolen.
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