Indian man in pink long sleeves and gray vest cuts red ribbon in event with group of people around

Magnificent Mega Utsav by Navodyami Program

During one of the biggest festivals of India -’Deepavali’ – the Deshpande Foundation’s Navodyami Program and District Industrial Centre, Dharwad, collaboratively organized “Navodyami Mega Utsav” at Sawai Gandharva Hall in Hubballi between October 18 and 21st October 2019.

The Mega Utsav attracted numerous customers since it had various artisans, snack items, traditional sweets, beautiful handcrafted fabrics, mouthwatering ice creams with unbelievable flavors, and the perfect blend of gifts and unique decorative items for one’s house. In addition, Navodyami also conducted many relevant workshops for the budding micro-entrepreneurs during the event.

The Mega Utsav was inaugurated by Mr. Pralhad Joshi, Honourable Minister of Parliament Affairs and Ministry of Coal and member of the Lok Sabha. Addressing the gathering the minister said, “It feels great to see the huge number of people at the Mega Utsav of Navodyami Program. Each customer here is valued and in return, they help the micro-entrepreneurs. The Deshpande Foundation is striving hard to help the micro-entrepreneurs of North-Karnataka. We are proud of Dr. Gururaj ‘Desh’ Deshpande and his effort in transforming the lives of people who are in dire need.”Click here to read the full article.