Women of India Festival 2016 of Organic Products Kicked Off in New Delhi (Download PDF)

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Union Minister of Women & Child Development Smt Maneka Sanjay Gandhi inaugurated ‘Women of India Festival 2016’ of organic products in New Delhi. The festival has been organized for 10 days. Women of India Festival 2016 celebrates and promotes women entrepreneurs in India

Women of India Festival 2016

Women of India Festival 2016

Women of India Festival 2016

  • Beneficial to women entrepreneurs
  • Promotes organic food and products.
  • Held from 14th October to 23rd October.
  • Offer biggest selection of organic products:

    • Food
    • Fabrics
    • Furniture
    • Wellness items
    • Personal care items
    • Solar energy products
  • Organised and sponsored by the Union Ministry of Women & Child Development.

Key Aspects:

  • Highlight the health and environmental advantages of organic goods.
  • Provide a platform for women’s involvement in economy.
  • Encourage the development of maintainable and easily accessible sales channels for organic producers from remote areas.
  • 230 stalls and about 372 participants include producers from 23 states and Union Territories.
  • Participants also include Nourish Organic, Altitude Store, Dew Drops, Organic World, Aajivika Utthan Samiti, Sonal White Cub, Aura Herbal Textiles, ASAL, Pro Nature Organics, Eco Green Unit, Avani
  • Variety of lifestyle range.
  • Communicate large selection of organic products ranging from food, fabrics and furniture to personal care, wellness and other products available in India.
  • Above 500 women entrepreneurs, from Leh to Kanyakumari and from Kohima to Kutch participated in last year’s festival.
  • More products include cereals, rice, spices, pulses, dyes, fabrics and dresses, cosmetics, preserves, hair care, pickles, oils, household products, honey, tea, bath care, beauty care, aromatherapy  products, organic ice cream, kitchen composters, organic seeds and other bio products.

- Published/Last Modified on: October 15, 2016

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