"India is a cradle of human race, the birthplace of human speech, the mother of history, legend and tradition" - Mark Twain
Prof. Manika Walia, Sushant School of Design was lauded for her project work. The project on Traditional Handcrafted Jewellery of Uttrakhand - Kumaon Division was sponsored by Ministry of Handicrafts, New Delhi.
The project on the research study of the traditional handcrafted jewellery of Utrrakhand - Kumaon divison is an attempt to study socio-economic, history, cultural and ritual implications of the traditional jewellery craft. This craft represents not only the tradition and culture of the region but also is a source of creating wealth!