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Terracotta pottery art sees revival in Gujarat

16 November 2010

RAJKOT/AHMEDABAD: The dying art of terracotta pottery making has got a new lease of life with Gujarat government training artisans to fine tune their art with modern needs.

The state government-promoted Matikam Kalakari and Rural Technology Institute (MKRTI), with the help of Central Glass and Ceramic Research Institute (CGCRI) and designers from National Institute of Design (NID) and National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT), is imparting training to potters in reinventing their products and designs so that they can be sold in the domestic as well as international markets………..

Read more: http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/rajkot/Terracotta-pottery-art-sees-revival-in-Gujarat/articleshow/6932182.cms#ixzz15WfAarSe

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Written by csirindia

November 17, 2010 at 1:52 pm

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