Odisha Sun Times Bureau
Pipili, Apr 17:
In a bid to popularize Odisha’s craft in national and international market, Pipili Chandua (appliqué) will get a place on the railway website IRCTC through e-marketing system.
Odisha’s Pipili Chandua will be placed on the IRCTC website through e-marketing system, said Union Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu yesterday during a meeting in Pipili.
Pipili Chandua is one of the oldest crafts in Odisha. Before joining the BJP’s national executive meeting held in Bhubaneswar, Pradbhu had attended a party workers’ meeting in Pipili on Sunday morning. He queried about the digital transaction system by visiting six Chandua shops in Pipili market.
He promised to take initiative to meet the long standing demand of Odisha for railway connectivity between Khurda Road and Konark via Pipili.