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Tribes outlet opened at Prayagraj Airport

Tribes India expands its retail network to 121 outlets across the country

Tribes outlet opened at Prayagraj Airport

New Delhi: Tribes India Outlet of TRIFED under Ministry of Tribal Affairs was opened at Prayagraj Airport on Wednesday. It was inaugurated through Video Conferencing by MD, TRIFED Pravir Krishna.

TRIFED in collaboration with Airport Authority of India (AAI) has set up nine Tribes India Showrooms at Airports in Chennai, Jaipur, Udaipur, Coimbatore, Trivandrum, Ahmedabad, Pune, Kolkata and Goa. The newly-inaugurated outlet at Prayagraj Airport is the 10th such outlet (at airports) and the 121st across the country.

Speaking on the occasion, Pravir Krishna said that the shop was allotted in May 2020. He exhorted the TRIFED Warriors to contact all the suppliers and artisans in their respective regions and empanel them on to the platform so that they can gain access to national and international markets.

Tribes outlet opened at Prayagraj Airport

Taking the Prime Minister’s message forward to “Be Vocal for Local” and promoting the livelihood of the tribal artisans through marketing, TRIFED continues to expand its retail operations across the country. To ease the unprecedented crisis caused by the pandemic, where in all commercial activities of the tribal artisans have come to an end and more than Rs 100 crores worth stock are lying unsold, TRIFED, Ministry of Tribal Affairs, has been taking several measures to emerge as a source of employment generation for the home-bound labour and tribal artisans. One of the major initiatives being planned, is the development of an e-Marketplace wherein over 5 lakh tribal artisans will be directly registered on the portal and will be able to reach an even broader audience for selling their beautiful handmade items.

Tribes outlet opened at Prayagraj Airport

Not only has TRIFED been using its extensive retail network to market these products, it has decided to transfer 100% of the sales proceeds to the tribal artisans. To make the customer experience as seamless as possible, the Regional Offices of TRIBES India have also put in place arrangements for door to door delivery of products. To leverage the e-commerce platforms, TRIBES India products are available at with all regions working together to ensure that varieties and offerings of all kinds are readily accessible at e-commerce platforms including Amazon, Flipkart, Snapdeal, Paytm, and GeM.  70% discount on all the products is being offered both in the retail shops and the TRIBES INDIA shop on the e-commerce platforms. TRIFED works towards protecting and furthering the interests of the tribal communities across the country.


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