Okhai

Student: Shilpa Bisht

Project 3 - Documentary film on Okhai

Okhai is a handicraft brand in the Saurashtra region of Gujarat that does appliqué and embroidery on apparel, accessories and home furnishing products. It was started in 2002 by Tata Chemicals Society for Rural Development in Mithapur, providing livelihood to 450 women from the neighboring villages by channelizing their traditional handicraft skills.The documentary film tells the story of Okhai, the women and their craft.
Contact: missbisht@yahoo.co.in
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