IMPHAL, Sep 12: The Commander, 10 Sector Assam Rifles of IGAR(S) on behalf of Maj Gen CA Krishnan, IGAR(S) inaugurated the ‘Shilp Guru’ function at Longpi Kajui village, Ukhrul district. T. Rollee Vareishim, Assistant Director(H), Office of Development Commissioner (Handicrafts), Ministry of Textiles, Govt of India also attended the function as Guest of Honour.
The programme will run for a period of one year under Machihan Sasa, a National awardee for the craft. The programme is sponsored by the Office of Development Commissioner (Handicraft) Government of India Ministry of Textiles, New Delhi.
T. Rollee Vareishim has been making potteries since 1970 and has won many state level and national awards. He also represents the country in various international forums and exhibitions held for craftsmen.