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THE ART OF 'Bamboo Splitting'

DNJAI80186 | 9/13/2017 | Author : After Hrs Correspondent | WC :250

As many as 20 students learned the art of ‘Bamboo Splitting’ at the ongoing bamboo workshop at the Indian Institute of Craft and Design (IICD) on Tuesday. The 10-day workshop has been developed in association with Project Beeja in Ghaziabad with Benu in Agartala. The project witnessed its second day as a part of the second edition of ‘Nine Dot Squares – The Jaipur Design Show’.
Co-Founder, Nine Dot Squares, Ritu Khandelwal said that Nine Dot Squares is trying to bring about awareness of a sustainable material in Rajasthan. She further added that we can move on and start growing bamboo in Rajasthan, using it more effectively in construction and not just in handicrafts.
Using the ‘Split Bamboo’ technique developed by the Lat
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