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January 4, 2019

The 6th ‘Women of India Organic Festival’ to begin next week at Leisure Valley, Chandigarh.

Women of India Organic Festival

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Photo (Updated): The Union Minister for Women and Child Development, Maneka Sanjay Gandhi, along with Member of Parliament Kirron Kher, visiting the exhibition stalls on the concluding day of 6th “Women of India Organic Festival” at Leisure Valley, Sector 10, in Chandigarh on January 14, 2019.

Women of India Organic Festival

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Photo: Coffee Table book on First Ladies. The Union Minister for Women and Child Development, Maneka Gandhi, along with the Union Minister for Food Processing Industries, Harsimrat Kaur Badal, and the Minister of State for Health & Family Welfare, Anupriya Patel, releasing the Coffee Table book on First Ladies, at the felicitation ceremony of the Women Achievers, in New Delhi. [File Photo]

Chandigarh, January 04, 2018 — The Ministry of Women and Child Development will be hosting the 6th ‘Women of India Organic Festival’ from 12th to 14th January 2019, at Leisure Valley in Chandigarh, to celebrate and promote women farmers and entrepreneurs in the organic sector from the remotest parts of India.

“The festival aims to encourage Indian women entrepreneurs and farmers to connect with more buyers and thus, empower them through financial inclusion while promoting organic culture in India. Through this festival, the Ministry also aims to educate people about its various initiatives and schemes relating to women and children,” said Maneka Gandhi, Union Minister for Women and Child Development.

Over 100 women are coming together at Leisure Valley, which will become the epicenter of an organic extravaganza. The Festival will showcase over 1,000 various natural products, including fabric, wellness, grains, seeds, jewelry, bakery items and a lot more. Visitors to the festival will also get to visit the food court, which promises to offer a wide variety of sumptuous delights. The timings of the Festival are 10:30 AM to 10 PM.

The Women of India Organic Festival has been held annually in New Delhi since 2015. It makes its debut in Chandigarh this year.

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B.L. Sharma, Secretary, Women and Child Development, UT Chandigarh, will be the Chief Guest while Anuradha Chagti, Joint Secretary, Ministry of Women and Child Development, Govt. of India, will be the Guest of Honour for inaugural function of the 6th “Women of India Organic Festival.”

On 14 January 2019, Maneka Gandhi, Union Minister for Women and Child Development, will inaugurate National Institute of Public Cooperation and Child Development (NIPCCD) Mohali Regional Centre in the morning. Later, in the afternoon, she will visit various stalls and Food Court at the 6th ‘Women of India Organic Festival’ at Leisure Valley, Sector 10, Chandigarh.

Source: Ministry of Women and Child Development

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