The women’s center at Nadukuppan has been inaugurated last week! This center will greatly benefit the neighboring Crafts Enterprise, Spirulina Enterprises, Amirtha Herbal Medicine Enterprise, Meera Herbal Food Enterprise and Nursery Enterprise to help facilitate their product processing, packing, accounting, and group meetings.
Mr. Thiru Gagandeep Singh Bedi, IAS, Rural Development Secretary to Government and Mrs. Amuthavalli, IAS, Managing Director of TNCDW visits IRD projects. The above mentioned officers visited the SEDAB and SLI project under IRD in Auroville in the month of 14th February 2015. The SEDAB team explained the projects and displayed the women entrepreneur’s products. The team explained the difficulties, particularly with the Snake Venom and Earth Block enterprises and requested their support. The MD. Mrs. Amuthavalli, conducted a short review with the SEDAB team.
SEDAB displayed their products at the Indian Handicraft Fair and Cultural Program took place at Auroville Bharatnivas from the 25th – 28th February 2015! ‘Ṛtu Samrit’, meaning – a season of coming together, was a thematic festival based on the states of India. Working in collaboration with institutions that provide a wide spectrum of traditional art of Bharat, ‘Ṛtu Samrit’ will brought out the nation’s ethnic best by bringing forth her intellectual and artistic genius, enhancing the spiritual nuances of our culture.
This took place from 10:00AM onward at the Bharat Nivas campus which was a colorful happy holidaying place of the ‘Ṛtu Samrit’ in collaboration with the Museum of Mankind (an extension of the Ministry of Culture) and AV Bamboo Centre.
If you are interested in products from the women’s enterprises, you can visit Kamalam at the Visitors Center Auroville which was inaugurated in January 2014 for the sale of SEDAB project supported products. The women’s enterprises are looking for more outlets, so if you would like to place an order to any one enterprise, or support us in any way, please feel most welcome!