On the occasion of International Women’s Day, Bharatiya Mahila Bank Limited has organised Hastkala Utsav from March 7 to 15 at Dilli Haat, Janakpuri, in the Capital. Addressing the gathering at the inaugural function Usha Ananthasubramanian, Chariman and Managing Director Bharatiya Mahila Bank Limited said that the objective of the Utsav is to provide a unique platform to women artisans both individuals as well as Self Help Groups (SHGs) to display their talents. The Bank is happy in being part of bringing out the talents of women, she added. The Hastkala Utsav, an exhibition-cum-sale of handicrafts and handloom artifacts, created by women artisans was inaugurated by Lalitha Kumaramangalam, Chairperson National Commission for Women, on March 7.S.M. Swathi, Executive Director, Bharatiya Mahila Bank Limited, said that the Utsav, being organised in collaboration with Consortium of Women Entrepreneurs of India (C.W.E.I) will have about 50 stalls and will help in encouraging Indian Handicrafts. Groups from across the country will be participating in the Utsav.