The Northeast handicraft-cum-handloom exhibition cum sale bonanza is being organised in the State of Manipur which kicked off this week and extends for the next two weeks. It aims to boost sales of the handicrafts and handloom products in the region by giving the craftsmen access to a larger consumer base. The event was inaugurated by the Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Development of North Eastern Region, Dr. Jitendra Singh. During the inaugural event, the Minister announced package of Rs. 90 cr for “Northeast Hill Area Development” in Manipur.