Kudumbashree Signature Store has been opened at Karipur International Airport. Shri. M.B Rajesh, Minister, Local Self Government Department, Government of Kerala inaugurated the Signature Store at Karipur International Airport on 10 November 2022. "Kudumbashree brand has opened its doors to the world at Kozhikode International Airport". The Minister said.
He gave this title to this initiative while inaugurating Kudumbashree's signature store at Karipur International Airport.
He said that Kudumbashree has sprouted wings and the fame of Kudumbashree is growing beyond the borders. Kudumbashree Signature Store is being opened for the first time at an International Airport in the state under the 'Avsar' scheme launched by the Central Government as part of encouraging self-help groups. Only Karipur International Airport in the state has been included in Avsar project.
The 80 square feet store in the International Departure Hall has the best products manufactured by the Kudumbashree units of the district and other parts of the state. In the first phase, food products, handicrafts, clothes etc. will be available in the store. Shri. Muhammadali Chemban, President, Pallikal Grama Panchayath presided over the function. Shri. Jafar Malik IAS, Executive Director Kudumbashree explained the project. Shri. S. Suresh, Director, Karipur International Airport made the first sale.
Shri. K. Abdul Kalam Master, President, Peruvallur Grama Panchayath, Ms. C.T. Fatima Suharabi, Chairperson, Kondotty Municipality, Shri. S. Sundar, Joint General Manager, Airport Operations, Shri. A.V. Kishore, C.I. F Deputy Commandant, Shri. R. Rajesh, Commercial Joint General Manager, Shri. S. S. Mohammad Shan, State Assistant Programme Manager, Kudumbashree, Shri. Jafar K. Kakkooth, District Mission Coordinator, Kudumbashree Malappuram District Mission, Shri. P. Reneesh, District Programme Manager, Shri, P.E. Salmath, CDS Chairperson, Pallikal Gram Panchayath, Ms. C.P. Fatima Beevi, CDS Chairperson, Kondotty Municipality, Ms. K.T. Sreeja, Entrepreneur Representative, Ms. P.K. Zainaba, Kudumbashree Governing Body Member and others participated in the function.