Aware, Awake & Arise: Issues that concern the region

Wednesday, April 9, 2008

Rural artisans find a patron in Exim Bank to tap global demand

By Anup Roy
"Exim Bank realized that artisans from north-east India creating intricately designed bamboo furniture could push their thriving business further if they could standardize their process for better scale and quality. The bank tied up with CNRI and Kolkata-based United Bank of India, which has more than 200 branches in north-east India, to bring the artisans together and train them on various aspects of production."

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