Nagaland weekend ‘Bloom Bazaar’ launched to promote Floriculture industry

Bloom Bazaar Kohima
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In a bid to promote the Floriculture industry in Nagaland, the Government of Nagaland launched the ‘Bloom Bazaar’ initiative to create floriculture market and enable florists to showcase their products, engaging and networking directly with buyers.

This ‘Bloom Bazaar’ initiative of Investment & Development Authority of Nagaland (IDAN) would be held every Friday and Saturday for the next 30 weeks at the historic site “The Heritage”, old DC Bungalow in the state capital Kohima.

Informing this during a press conference at the venue of the bazaar, Advisor to CM and IDAN Chairman, Abu Metha said the concept of the bazaar was to introduce an organised system to promote floriculture and more than just flowers, the marketplace would also host other local entrepreneurs and musicians, promising good food, jewelleries, crafts, art and music.

Advisor to Chief Minister & Chairman IDAN, @Abu Metha interacting with florists at the first ever Ceremonial Launch of “Bloom Bazaar” which was held at the Heritage, Kohima on 29th September 2023.

— DIPR Nagaland (@dipr_nagaland) September 29, 2023

The Bloom Bazaar concept is designs to offer a one-stop platform for entrepreneurs and florists to showcase their products, access to high-quality seeds, planting materials and regular workshops and seminars for entrepreneurs. IDAN has also tied up with banks and financial institutions including Bank of Baroda, North East Small Finance Bank and Nagaland Rural Bank to facilitate loans and financial assistance to floriculture entrepreneurs.

Experience Nagaland’s cultural magic at Bloom Bazaar 2023 on September 29th-30th at The Heritage, Kohima. Immerse yourself in traditional music, native flora, and more. #NagalandCollaboration #TheHeritageKohima #Kohima #Nagaland #IDAN #BloomBazaar

— Bloom Bazaar (@BloomBazaar2023) September 28, 2023

The Bloom Bazaar brings together 15 governmental departments from agriculture and allied, horticulture, bamboo mission and honey mission, industries and commerce among others. There are about 45 private stalls selling flower, food, jewellery, fashion, merchandise and stalls for children.

The entry fee for the launching weekend, Friday and Saturday will be free. The organizers informed that a nominal fee in the subsequent weeks will be charged.

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