An all-women weekly market was inaugurated under Khataniapara gaon panchayat of Mangaldai on Thursday.

The market was inaugurated by the Darrang deputy commissioner Ghanshyam Das on Thursday and a host of dignitaries attended the inauguration.

The aim of this market is to offer an organized marketing platform for the locally produced products of different women self-help groups (SHGs).

The market will remain open on every Thursday and around 700 women of various SHGs will get a livelihood opportunity here.

The concept of the market was conceived by the Block Mission Management Branch under Assam State Rural Livelihood Mission (ASRLM).

Mayukh Goswami

Mayukh Goswami is Northeast Now Correspondent in Mangaldai. He can be reached at: mayukh.mld@gmail.com