Poompuhar State Award

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Poompuhar State Award is an award given to outstanding artisans every year by Tamil Nadu Handicrafts Development Corporation Limited.[1] This award is aimed to encourage the craftpersons and improving their standard of living. The Poompuhar award was elevated to the status of a state award in 2002. The Award comprises 50,000 INR, four gm gold medal, citation (thamirapatram) and a certificate.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "An introduction to Tamil Nadu's rich & vibrant art forms". Tamilnadu Handicrafts Development Corporation Limited. Retrieved 3 September 2014.
  2. ^ "Poompuhar Artisans Get Top Award". New Indian Express. 01/09/2014. Retrieved 3 September 2014. Check date values in: |date= (help)