Divya Kala Mela 2024 inaugurated in Agartala, Tripura

Divya Kala Mela 2024 inaugurated in Agartala, Tripura

The Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities (DEPwD), under the Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment, Government of India, regularly hosts Divya Kala Mela, an event highlighting the products and craftsmanship of Divyang entrepreneurs/artisans from across India. The event aims to empower Divyang entrepreneurs by providing a platform to showcase their skills and products.

Details of Divya Kala Mela, Agartala

  • Dates: February 6th to February 11th, 2024
  • Venue: Children Park, Agartala, Tripura

Inauguration Ceremony

  • Date: February 6th, 2024
  • Time: 5:00 PM
  • Inaugurated by: Shri Ratan Lal Nath, Cabinet Minister of Power, Agriculture & Farmer’s Welfare, and Election Department, Govt. of Tripura
  • Presence of: Shri Tinku Roy, Minister for Youth Affairs & Sports, Social Welfare & Social Education, and Labour, Govt. of Tripura, Shri Naveen Shah (IFS), CMD, NDFDC, Sh. Achintam Killikdar, Dy. Commissioner For PwDs, Shri Rajib Ghosh, State Convener, BJP Divyangjan Cell, Tripura, and other dignitaries.

Features of Divya Kala Mela

  • Participants: Over 60 Divyang artisans/artists and entrepreneurs from 18 states/UTs
  • Product Categories: Home Décor and Lifestyle, Clothing, Stationery and Eco-friendly Products, Packaged Food and Organic Products, Toys and Gifts, Personal Accessories (Jewellery, Clutch Bags, Paintings, etc.)
  • Timing: Open from 11:00 AM to 9:00 PM
  • Cultural Activities: Performances by Divyangjan artists and professionals
  • Food: Various regional cuisines available


  • A platform for economic empowerment of Persons with Disabilities (PwD)/Divyangjan
  • Opportunity to promote and support local products made by Divyang craftsmen
  • 14th event in the series since 2022, aiming for the empowerment of Divyangjan across India.

Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) with Answers:

  1. Who inaugurated the Divya Kala Mela, Agartala on February 6th, 2024?
    • A) Shri Tinku Roy
    • B) Shri Ratan Lal Nath
    • C) Shri Naveen Shah
    • D) Shri Achintam Killikdar
    • Answer: B) Shri Ratan Lal Nath
  2. How many Divyang artisans/artists and entrepreneurs are participating in the event from various states/UTs?
    • A) Over 50
    • B) Over 60
    • C) Over 70
    • D) Over 80
    • Answer: B) Over 60
  3. Which category of products is NOT mentioned as part of the showcased items at the Divya Kala Mela?
    • A) Stationery and Eco-friendly Products
    • B) Personal Accessories
    • C) Electronics
    • D) Toys and Gifts
    • Answer: C) Electronics
  4. What is the timing of the Divya Kala Mela, Agartala?
    • A) 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM
    • B) 10:00 AM to 8:00 PM
    • C) 11:00 AM to 9:00 PM
    • D) 12:00 PM to 10:00 PM
    • Answer: C) 11:00 AM to 9:00 PM