The Uttar Pradesh government has signed an MoU with e-commerce site Flipkart to bring state's handicraft products on the platform.
Through this initiative, the state government aims to tap the 40 crore customers on Flipkartto provide a vast market for handicraft products of the state.
Along with handicrafts and handloom and products, the platform will also display products made by Divyangjans of the country.
Flipkart is also training craftsmen for this initiative while the government is providngfacilities and loans to handicraftsmen and weavers and taking their products to the market of the country.
The state government is also organizing camps to give subsidies on loans to weavers. The government is providing a subsidy of up to 20 per cent on loans and up to seven per cent on interest as per rules.