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Karighor: arts and crafts for rural development

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dc.contributor.advisor Chakrabarty, Dr Amitabha
dc.contributor.author Arif, Nuzhat
dc.contributor.author Zohora, Fatema Tuz
dc.date.accessioned 2017-07-15T06:09:26Z
dc.date.available 2017-07-15T06:09:26Z
dc.date.copyright 2016
dc.date.issued 2016-12
dc.identifier.other ID 15165003
dc.identifier.other ID 15165002
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10361/8269
dc.description This thesis report is submitted in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Bachelor of Science in Computer Science and Engineering, 2016. en_US
dc.description Cataloged from PDF version of thesis report.
dc.description Includes bibliographical references (page 60-61).
dc.description.abstract Bangladesh is a country rich in culture and native artistic talent. There are many different arts and crafts that have been part of our culture for generations, such as the Jamdani Shari, Nakshi Kantha blankets, sharis and other items, homemade clay pottery with designs, iron utensils, ethnic paintings, pithas, and many more. Artists have been making things for generations but due to lack of exposure they are unable to make their art their full time source of income. As a result a lot of artists are disappearing and changing professions to other more lucrative items. We aim to bridge this gap between exposure of art with the use of an online portal which will help artists in rural areas to showcase their talent and sell their products. We will work with NGO’s and the Government of Bangladesh to provide the services to artists through the local service providers. The Karighor portal categorizes products and helps showcase artists. The fringe benefits is that not only is the profession of arts and native crafts restored, there is also a creation of entrepreneurship for local service providers who want to be part of this system. The objective of this paper is to highlight the problem and provide a solution which can be implemented according to the plan and analysis provided by us. en_US
dc.description.statementofresponsibility Nuzhat Arif
dc.description.statementofresponsibility Fatema Tuz Zohora
dc.format.extent 61 pages
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.publisher BRAC University en_US
dc.rights BRAC University thesis are protected by copyright. They may be viewed from this source for any purpose, but reproduction or distribution in any format is prohibited without written permission.
dc.subject Karighor en_US
dc.subject Arts and crafts en_US
dc.subject Rural development en_US
dc.title Karighor: arts and crafts for rural development en_US
dc.type Internship report en_US
dc.contributor.department Department of Computer Science and Engineering, BRAC University
dc.description.degree B. Computer Science and Engineering


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