pottery Current Affairs - 2020

Kumhar Sashaktikaran Yojana: 100 Electric Potter Wheels distributed

The Union Home Minister Shri Amit Shah distributed 100 electric potter wheels under Kumhar Sashaktikaran Yojana of KVIC (Khadi and Village Industries Commission). Highlights The electric potter wheels were distributed to the marginalized potter community under Atma Nirbhar Bharat Abhiyan. The wheels were distributed to the artisans who were trained under Kumhar Sashaktikaran Yojana of Read More…

ASI: Gottiporlu-a historic trade centre

The Archaeological Survey of India has discovered the remains of huge settlement during its first phase of excavation at Gottiprolu near Naidupeta, Nellore, Andhra Pradesh. It has uncovered a mass settlement that was surrounded by a massive brick enclosure Highlights The experts unearthed the Hindu god, Lord Vishnu sculptures and wide variety of pottery of Read More…

KVIC’s initiatives to generate employment

The Khadi and Village Industries Commission (KVIC) joined hands with the Goa Government to generate employment opportunities in Goa. They inaugurated a series of initiatives. The initiatives were all first of their kind. There were no spinning and weaving activities in Goa earlier. Highlights Electric potter wheels to 160 families were distributed New Model Spinning Read More…

KVIC launches ‘Terracotta Grinder’ at Varanasi to reuse wasted pottery

Khadi and Village Industries Commission (KVIC) launched first ever ‘Terracotta Grinder’ at Sewapuri in Varanasi, Uttar Preadesh. This machine will grind the wasted and broken pottery items for re-using in pottery-making. About Terracotta Grinder It was designed by KVIC Chairman, Vinai Kumar Saxena. It was fabricated by a Rajkot-based engineering unit. Benefits: Earlier the wasted Read More…