Participation Bamboo Fair, Bhopal Bamboo Mart, Indore

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Glimpses of Bamboo Mart
Bhopal and Indore
Introduction
Bamboo Fair, Bhopal
 As a part of the activities of
Madhya Pradesh State
Bamboo Mission,
Government had approved
for the conduct of its first
landmark event “Madhya
Pradesh Bamboo Fair 2014”
at Bhopal Haat, Near DB
Mall, Bhopal from January
26th to 28th 2014.
Bamboo Mart, Indore
 The second Bamboo Mart
(Bans Bazaar) 2014 was
organized at Urban Haat
Bazaar, RTO Road, Near
Lalbagh, Indore from March
8th to 10th 2014.
Highlights of the Event
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Bamboo Mart, Indore
 One-stop sourcing platform for
 Exhibition and sale of bamboo
showcasing and displays of bamboo
artifacts from all bamboo districts of
MP, including products by
communities, private entrepreneurs,
companies etc.
 Demonstration of modern
equipments / tools for bamboo
applications including; this will
include training of local bamboo
artisans for new advanced tools and
techniques.
 Inviting Exhibition of bamboo
artisans along with their products
from bamboo excellence States, like
North East States, Uttarakhand,
Kerala etc.
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artifacts by artisans and
entrepreneurs of MP and other
States
Demonstration of bamboo
machineries, equipments and
tools
Training of artisans for the
advanced technology and tools
Competitions for bamboo artisans
and students of Architecture
Institutes
Invited women SHG groups from
different districts of MP specially
for training purpose.
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Bamboo Mart, Indore
Highlights of the Event
Bamboo Fair, Bhopal
 Buyers-Sellers meet through
Participation of State and
National level bamboo
entrepreneurs for Buyers-Sellers
meet and initiating few MoUs.
 Presentations from exhibitor
groups including entrepreneurs,
NGOs, professionals, etc who are
pioneer in this field.
 Bamboo food cuisine prepared
by the Lecturers and students of
Institute of Hotel Management,
Bhopal.
Bamboo Mart, Indore
 Performance of bamboo
based cultural recitals of
instruments / dance /bamboo
bands
 Bamboo Cuisine - special
bamboo recipes developed
through Institute of Hotel
Management, Bhopal
Participation
Bamboo Fair, Bhopal
 Bamboo artifacts by artisans
from different districts of MP
 State of art bamboo artifacts
by artisans from other states
 Bamboo entrepreneurs from
MP and other states
 Manufacturers of Bamboo
Working Machineries and
Equipments
Bamboo Mart, Indore
 Bamboo based women SHGs
from different districts of MP
and other States
 Bamboo artisans, specially
women from bamboo
districts of MP and other
States, specially North East
 Bamboo entrepreneurs,
specially women, from MP
and other States, specially
North East
Participation
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Bamboo Mart, Indore
 Bamboo based cultural
 Manufacturers of Bamboo
troupes from MP
 Women Bamboo Architects
 Bamboo experts from
National Institutes like IITs,
NID, IIFM, SPA
 Display of modern bamboo
tools and equipments
Working Machineries and
Equipments
 Bamboo based cultural
troupes from MP and other
States
 Women Bamboo Architects
 Bamboo experts from
National Institutes like IITs,
NID, IIFM, SPA
Inauguration
Bamboo Fair, Bhopal
 The Hon’ble Additional
Principal Chief Conservator
of Forest (APCCF) and
Mission Director of Madhya
Pradesh State Bamboo
Mission (MPSBM) “Dr. A K
Bhattacharya” inaugurated
Madhya Pradesh Bamboo Fair
2014'on 26th January 2014.
Bamboo Mart, Indore
 The Principal Chief
Conservator of Forest (PCCF)
of Madhya Pradesh,
Shri Anil Oberoi,
inaugurated the Bamboo
Mart on 8th march 2014, the
100th International Women’s
Day.
Exhibition
Bamboo Fair, Bhopal
 In all, more than 30 exhibition
stalls were set up to display
various products made from
Bamboo.
 Individual Artisans, Master
craftsmen, NGOs, SHGs, Small
scale industries, Government
controlled institutions,
machinery manufacturers and
organizations from outside the
State and country like China
working in the Bamboo sector
participated in the fair and
displayed their products.
Bamboo Mart, Indore
 In all, more than 50 display stalls
were set up to display various
products made from Bamboo.
 Individual Artisans, Master
craftsmen, NGOs, SHGs, Small
scale industries, Government
controlled institutions,
machinery manufacturers and
organizations from outside the
State working in the Bamboo
sector participated in the Expo
and displayed their products.
Exhibition
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Exhibition
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 Products on display included
 Products on display included
Handicrafts, Furniture, Wood
substitutes, Building,
construction &structural
applications, Industrial
products, specialized bamboo
processing
machinery/techniques,
Decorative & artistic
products.
Handicrafts, Furniture, Wood
substitutes, Building,
construction and structural
applications, etc.
Bamboo Fair, Bhopal
Buyer-Seller Meet
 A buyer-seller meet was organized
on 26th January, 2014 as a one of the
major activities during the fair.
 In this event Mission Director and
other bamboo experts like Mr.
Kamesh Salam from World Bamboo,
Mr. Sunil Joshi From Vedha, Nagpur,
Mr. C S Susanth, etc interacted with
rural artisans, entrepreneurs, etc.
 They discussed about the challenges
and opportunities in the bamboo
sector.
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Training cum workshop
 A three day training program was
organized for more than 350 women
participants from bamboo rich
districts of Madhya Pradesh by the
bamboo jewelry experts.
 Designers like Neera Sarmah from
Kolkata and Khuku Biswas from
Guwahati were special attractions
with enthusiastic participation from
the young and the old alike.
Training cum workshop
Indore
Buyer-Seller Meet
Training cum workshop
 In this meet, presentation
 Participants showed great
was given by Mr. Kamesh
Salam and Mr. CS Susanth
about the upcoming
development in the
bamboo sector.
 Rural artisans and
entrepreneurs also got the
opportunity to interact
with the experts and
discuss their problems
related the bamboo sector
enthusiasm during
workshop and learned new
designs of bamboo
jewelries and artifacts from
the experts.
Cultural Evening
Bamboo Fair, Bhopal
 Different cultural programs were
organized in all the three days of the
event, all the groups were from
different districts of Madhya
Pradesh.
 Bamboo based performances like
Korku dance, Gedi dance, etc
stunned the stage and audiences.
Bamboo Mart, Indore
 The main attraction was the
international bamboo group from
Kerala called Bamboo Symphony
which used around 60 different
musical instruments made by bamboo
to produce the music of nature.
 Another group from Meghalaya
performed a cultural dance which is
performed during the harvesting
season to share happiness.
 Cultural programs from different
places of Madhya Pradesh like
Bhagoriya, etc set the stage stunned
during their performances.
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Korku Dance, MP
Bamboo Mart, Indore
Bamboo Symphony,
Kerala
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Bamboo design
competition
 A bamboo artifact & design
competition was held in which
students from premier
architecture colleges of Indore
like SDPS and IPS participated
to ignite their minds and skills
to produce a better output in the
form of bamboo artifact and
jewelry.
 The competition had two
categories "Jewelry and artifact",
in which groups of one student
and one rural artisan
participated.
‘Need to increase
productivity’
 Bamboo expert Dr Barathi gave
presentation on increasing bamboo
production in India.
 He informed that in China average
national productivity of bamboo is 3
to 4 tons per acre while in India it was
only 500 gm from an acre, though
ironically area-wise India leads in the
world in area under bamboo
plantation.
 We can enhance productivity to even
40 tons per acre, considers Dr Barathi,
through dripirrigation techniques,
tissue culture, high density plantation
and choice of proper species of the
crop.
Bamboo design competition
Bamboo Structure by Ms. Fatima
Martin
Bamboo Fair, Bhopal
 A unique bamboo structure has
been made by women bamboo
architect from Spain, Ms. Fatima
Martin.
 The structure was made at the
entrance gate of the Bhopal
Haat, so that all the visitors can
view the unique bamboo arch
design.
 The structure was made up in
less than 1 week with the whole
effort of team from banskhedi
under the supervision of Ms.
Martin
Bamboo Mart, Indore
 Martin, who conceptualized
and helped build the
delectable bamboo canopy
greeting at the entrance of
the exhibition ground, said
India was a huge market for
bamboo products.
Bamboo Structure by Ms. Fatima
Martin
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Bamboo Mart, Indore
Bamboo Cuisine
Bamboo Fair, Bhopal
 First time a unique bamboo
cuisine was setup by MPSBM in
collaboration with Institute of
Hotel Management, Bhopal
(IHM).
 Objective is to introduce and
familiarize the visitors with new
recipes of bamboo prepared by
lecturer and students of IHM.
 Honorable Chief Secretary of
Madhya Pradesh appreciate the
innovative idea of setting Bamboo
Cuisine.
 A total of 10 recipes were prepared
during the Fair.
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 Special bamboo recipes
developed through the Institute
of Hotel Management, Bhopal
were also on offer for the
gastronomically inclined.
 Under the guidance of faculty
Pradip Kumar, the students of
IHM served delicious curries like
chicken bamboo curry and
prawn bamboo fare among
others that titillated the taste
buds, leaving them asking for
more.
Bamboo Cuisine
All praise for seminal event
Bamboo Fair, Bhopal
 Honorable Chief Secretary of
Madhya Pradesh appreciated the
efforts of MPSBM and advised to
continuously organize such
events whole year in the major
cities of MP.
 He observed immense response
from bamboo artisans and
entrepreneurs from MP and
other states.
 He advised that such Haats will
provide exposure and provide
market opportunity for the
products of rural artisans.
Bamboo Mart, Indore
 Divisional commissioner, Indore
division, Mr. Sanjay Dubey
praising the event said that
artisans and rural women should
take full benefit of such Marts.
 Dr. Bhattacharya appreciated
the overwhelming participation
and the enthusiasm shown by all
the stakeholders in making the
event a success.
Visitors Speak
Bamboo Fair, Bhopal
 Visitors from Bhopal shows
enough enthusiasm during the
fair, they are very generous to
explore the different products
made from bamboo.
 They provide a very positive
feedback about the fair and
suggest to organize such event 2
to 4 times in a year.
 Most of the visitors likes the
decorative items made up of
bamboo like bamboo
handicrafts, interior decorative,
etc
Bamboo Mart, Indore
 Visitors from Indore shows
enough enthusiasm during the
fair, they are very generous to
explore the different products
made from bamboo.
 They provide a very positive
feedback about the fair and
suggest to organize such event 2
to 4 times in a year.
 Most of the visitors likes the
decorative items made up of
bamboo like bamboo
handicrafts, interior decorative,
etc
Participants’ Profile
Bamboo Fair, Bhopal
 Shihai Bamboo, China
 Chhattisgarh (State Bamboo
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Mission)
VEDHA, Maharashtra
KONBAC, Maharashtra
Pragatisheel Engineering,
Dewas
Wonder Grass, Karnataka
EEMR(Mr. Saxena), Kerwa,
bhopal
Jagriti gramotthan, Betul
Balaghat (CFC & hastshilp)
Mandla & Govindpura (
hastshilp)
Bamboo Mart, Indore
 Impulse social enterprises, Meghalaya
 MPSRLM, SHGs
 Khuku Biswas, Jwellery Expert,
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Guwahati
Hossangabad
Harda
Jagriti, betul
Ratlam sambhag forest division
Sidhi
Sampoorna Bamboo Kendra,
Maharastra
Pragati engineering
Dindori
Harda
Anuppur
Participants’ Profile
Bamboo Fair, Bhopal
 Prashant Bamboo
 Arihant Engineering, Dewas
 Shihai Bamboo (China)
 Mandla (forest division)
 Hosangabad(Bamboo craft
Bankhera)
 Chindwara
 MPSRLM SHGs, etc
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Jabalpur
Dindori
Balaghat
Chikla Village, Indore
Mandla , Indore
Shidhi
indore Sanjeevni
hossangabad
anuppur jila
hastshilp , indore
Major Outcome from the event
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Bamboo Mart, Indore
 Participants come from different
 Participants come from different
places avail the opportunity to
exhibit there products in a
national level platform.
 Most of the participants have
sold 50 to 60% of there
products in the end of the fair.
 Rural artisans and entrepreneurs
have interaction with the experts
and discussed about the new
technology and development in
the field of bamboo.
places avail the opportunity to
exhibit there products in a
national level platform.
 Most of the participants have
sold 80 to 90% of there
products in the end of the fair.
 Rural artisans and entrepreneurs
have interaction with the experts
and discussed about the new
technology and development in
the field of bamboo.
Areas of improvement
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Bamboo Mart, Indore
 Publicity of the fair was not very
 Publicity of the event
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much effective.
Competitions for rural artisans
and architect students must be
organize in the future events.
Bamboo based cultural troupes
from North Eastern States must
be invited.
Participation was less in this fair,
try to invite more participants
from MP
Photographer and videographer
is essential in such events.
the participants
 Stage setup for cultural
performances
 Volunteers for data collection
 Improvement in design
competitions organized for
rural artisans and students
Thank you

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