Thursday, January 04, 2007

Lepakshi looks to go overseas

The Hindu Business Line reports that Andhra Pradesh’s government has been conducting talks through the Indian embassies in the US, UK, Italy, Malaysia, Singapore and Dubai to set up showrooms to sell handicrafts from Andhra Pradesh. The announcement was made by Dr J Geeta Reddy, Minister for Major Industries, Exports, Commerce and Tourism.

The AP Handicrafts Development Corporation (APHDC) which runs the showrooms also plans to open showrooms in Mumbai, Chennai and Bangalore. At present it has 14 showrooms, with one each in Delhi and Kolkata and a second outlet opening soon in Delhi.

No comments: