The Department of Textiles & Community and Rural Development (C&RD), Government of Meghalaya, proudly featured its renowned brands, “Ryndia” and “Tribal Weaves,” along with handicrafts from the Tourism Department, Meghalayan Age, at the recently held G20 International Craft Bazaar. The event took place on the sidelines of the G20 summit, which concluded in New Delhi.
During the event, Prime Minister Narendra Modi paid a visit to the Meghalaya stall. He engaged with the Meghalaya team and showed significant interest in the organically produced and ethically sourced Meghalaya Eri Ryndia. This unique product aligns seamlessly with the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) pertaining to climate action, women’s empowerment, and sustainable livelihoods.
FR Kharkongor, Commissioner & Secretary of Textiles & Community and Rural Development, led the initial coordination efforts for the Textiles & C&RD teams. Furthermore, officials from the Textiles Department effectively represented the State of Meghalaya at the G20 Exhibitions.