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Handicraft holds key to employment

Date : 2011-05-02 11:34:11

DescriptionBusiness Leaders of Kashmir: Meet Rouf Ahmad Punjabi Very few people know how to rise after a fall and he is one among a few who stand after a stumble. Betrayal by a foreign business partner was a major setback that brought their business down by 80 per cent and it took their utmost toil to revive the enterprise a fresh. Presently he is running a carpet firm and exporting carpets to overseas markets. He has been twice the president of Kashmir Chamber of Commerce and Industry and it was under his tenure that union ministry of textiles gave its nod to the establishment of craft development institute and Indian institute of craft technology in Kashmir. Partner, Handicraft Exports Corporation, Rouf Ahmad Punjabi talks to GK reporter Rabia Noor.

Name of InstitutionHandicraft holds key to employment

Author(s) NameGiulia Macola

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