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ABOUT KENDULI AND MELA/FAIR REQUIREMENTS

 Joydev Kenduli - Birbhum, West Bengal
 Joydev Kenduli is a large village located in Illambazar of Birbhum district, West Bengal with total
793 families residing.
 The total geographical area of village is 152.08 hectares.
 The Joydev Kenduli village has population of 3280 of which 1694 are males while 1586 are
females as per Population Census 2011.
 In Joydev Kenduli village population of children with age 0-6 is 350 which makes up 10.67 % of
total population of village.
 Average Sex Ratio of Joydev Kenduli village is 936 which is lower than West Bengal state
average of 950.
 Joydev Kenduli village has higher literacy rate compared to West Bengal.
 In 2011, literacy rate of Joydev Kenduli village was 82.87 % compared to 76.26 % of West
Bengal.
 In Joydev Kenduli Male literacy stands at 90.60 % while female literacy rate was 74.63 %.

 In Joydev Kenduli village out of total population, 1086 were engaged in work activities.
 63.81 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6
Months) while 36.19 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6
months.
 Of 1086 workers engaged in Main Work, 93 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 158 were
Agricultural labourer.
 Agricultural status of Joydev Kenduli village-The number of occupied person of Joydev Kenduli
village is 1086 however 2194 are un-employed. And out of 1086 working person 93 peoples are
completely reliant on agriculture.
 Joydev-kenduli is surrounded by Dubrajpur Block towards North , Pandaveswar Block towards
west , Kanksa Block towards South , Faridpur - Durgapur Block towards South

How to Reach Joydev-kenduli
By Train
There is no railway station near to Joydev-kenduli in less than 10 km. How ever Asansol Jn Rail Way
Station is major railway station 53 KM near to Joydev-kenduli
Nearby Railway Stations
Panchra- 19 KM
Pandabeswar- 20 KM
Dubrajpur- 20 KM
Bhimgara- 20 KM

37 KM Sainthia.  The venue has been decorated by the state’s craftsmen with commemorative structures and state symbols. Lebanon. various folk groups keep putting up candid shows at various places in the fair. The thatched roof tops and the presence of the shady trees set the stage for a delightful rural experience SURAJKUND MELA Theme State : Rajasthan  The tradition of encapsulating the theme state  Colourful Shekhawati gate of Rajasthan was chosen as the master motif of the Mela  arched niches and brilliantly coloured wall murals Theme State : West Bengal Vishnupur Gate : The Vishnupur gate reflects ancient structural traditions of West Bengal.17 KM Dubrajpur.23 KM Suri. apart from Mughlai. the gate was designed as a plain mud structure. for facilitating the movement of senior citizens and differently-abled  Public conveniences like permanent toilets.70 KM Maithan.245 KM Gaya Airport.73 KM Joydev-kenduli Nearby Places Few nearby places of Joydev-kenduli are listed below for your reference: Cities Durgapur. five mobile toilet vans and eco-friendly toilets have also been installed on the premises. South Indian and Chinese.52 KM Bankura.11 KM Faridpur .  The fair ground is spread over 40.314 KM Patna Airport.5 acres of land and houses about 1.43 KM Taluks Illambazar. dispensary.Places to Visit Durgapur. It will have 36 food stalls and visitors can relish cuisines of Jharkhand. In addition.38 KM Sonamukhi.000 work huts.  Bank.68 KM Bardhaman. and elaborate terracotta decorations typical of the traditional Vishnupur temple structure. This could be a great way to relax during bouts of shopping. Haryana.359 KM Xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx ABOUT MELA/FAIR REQUIREMENTS The Mela grounds were intrinsically rural in appeal and so.  There is a huge amphitheatre at the middle of the fair ground where cultural performances from all parts of India are held throughout the day.23 KM Asansol. Punjab.  Golf carts and battery operated rickshaws are available on request.19 KM Airports Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose Airport. Mela police control room & CCTV control room are located at a centralized location so that visitors and participants can have easy access to these essential services .Durgapur.169 KM Ranchi Airport.16 KM Pandaveswar.

Huge welcome gates dot the various entrances.200 crore.000 crore is the daily rent for the plush Swiss cottages set up by UP Tourism. CHHATTISGARH-THEMED 29TH SURAJKUND MELA  Chhattisgarh is the ‘Theme State’ of the mela this time around. thatched platforms. wooden lampposts. 100 bed hospital at parade ground: this will be made of plywood. KUMBH MELA The other salient features of Kumbh Mela 2013 are as follows: Around 10 crore people are expected to visit the Kumbh Mela in Allahabad in 2013.  Fifty stalls are for handloom products. T  he venue has been decorated with walls carrying the famous ‘Godna’ painting of Chhattisgarh. 2. almost double the size of the last mela in 2001.  Apart from the famous Dhokra art depicted at the Chhattisgarh gate. 50. Here again facilities are divided between 1) Permanent: with existing hospitals such as GT hospital being improved 2) Temporary: hospitals and related facilities created at Kumbh.  Mud huts. The total budget for Maha Kumbh 2013 is Rs 1. string cots. 156 km of new roads. The Makar Sankranti day alone will witness around 1 crore pilgrims and more than 3 crore pilgrims are expected to take the holy dip on Mauni Amawasya on February 10. 4 godowns opened in Mela area for pilgrims to buy grains.  About 100 stalls would be exclusively for the craftsmen of ChhattisgarhThere are 766 stalls like ‘work huts’ for craftsmen. The Mela would generate employment for over 6 lakh people. 18 pontoon bridges and 35.83 sq km the total area where the Kumbh is held.  The mela ground will also showcase bamboo art and huts of tribal people decorated with paintings. 30 new police stations. 120 CCTV cameras have been installed in Mela area and Allahabad city. officials stated. 36 dedicated to dress material made up of Kosha silk and 17 stalls to ‘Mati Kala Board’ for terracota clay products. Amongst the visitors. Rs 6.This is not a medical facility but a health program.bed central hospital in Kumbh Mela area with other facilities of doctors and medical to be provided by various institutions setting up camp in Kumbh Mela.000 public toilets have been built for pilgrims.  The State will showcase its handicrafts.  One. 125 ration shops.  The Kumbh Mela takes place in an approximately 4x8km area on the flood plain of the Yamuna and Ganga river and on defense land behind the old kila at Allahabad  22 administrative sectors for health. grinding stones. and 72 companies of paramilitary forces have been deployed to provide security during the Mela. 800 km of electric wires and 48 power sub-stations been set up in the Mela area. groceries and vegetables.000 policemen. the visitors will also have a glimpse of ‘Madaimela’ and ‘Haat Bazaar’ of Chhattisgarh. 571 km of water pipelines have been laid. little streams and the uneven terrain complete the rural environment. around 10 lakhs are expected to be foreign tourists. 22 doctors and 120 ambulances on round-the-clock duty at the new 100. . made of chequered steel plates have been laid on the river bank.500 religious and social organisations from across the world will participate. traditional art and culture. 30. Ten hospitals of 20 bed each across sectors these will be made with tin. Plastic pipes lead into a pit dug behind the toilet rows. tents  Toilets are constructed in tin shed and a cement platform with the Indian style toilet is made within it.  More than 300 artists from the remote areas of Chhattisgarh worked day and night to bring alive the culture and tradition of the State in SurajkundMela.

” .  making housing which can be folded. but lighter than walls. XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX UJJAIN KUMBH  Boston based architect to create ‘Made in Nashik’ pop up housing for Ujjain Kumbh  create pop-up housing for the sadhus of the Ujjain Kumbh  housing will be solar powered and will collect rainwater through ducts for use in toilets and baths.000 sq ft. This can be handy in case of earthquakes or in refugee camps. fire and even UV rays. We can have at least a million such camps in Ujjain. Each structure will be around 1. meditation etc will be created.”  use tensile fabric which is heavier than cloth. This will protect the inhabitants from water. shipped in containers and distributed to any part of the globe. He calls it the “Honeycomb Village” as the entire structure will be designed like a honeycomb.  1) shops in Meena Bazzar 2) Exhibition cum Sales areas 3) shops in sectors 4) shops along main arteries 5) peddlar shops Others Services Offered At Maha Kumbh * Accommodation during the Kumbh Mela * Allahabad Sightseeing * Transportation Facility by Bus / Qualis or Innova on exclusive or sharing basis (As per Guest's Requirement) * Paramedic Staff trained for Camp Deal.  A clinic. open structure for yoga. The waste water will be used for irrigation. * English Speaking Guide * Meals on Full board * Camp OM at Kumbh will offer daily Yoga Classes by our Yoga instructor KARAN GURJI and we will be offering AyurvedicPanchakarma Treatments.

Ujjain Kumbh Mela to be eco-friendly  allow only bicycles and battery-operated vehicles for visitors in the mela area. Glass panel to be provided in partition wall of reception and VIP/ officers’ lounge. 8.I. thk. Houses will be identified using color coding. except openings.Bamboo framed structure covered with tin/aluminium sheeting on both roof and side walls and painted with fire retardant paint.) should be 2500 mm from the floor level. Octonorm/syma systems in laying out internal partitions may be given special weightage in selecting the contractor. Fascia of the each stall should be 300 mm wide and along the entire length of the opening and the name of stall should be clearly written. lounge. Floor of the stalls and pathways to be covered with natural colour. hardwood flooring supported on bamboo framing upto 0.P. 250 battery- operated vehicles and a large number of bicycles would be required for the fair because the area of movement would be large during the mela POUSH MELA The structure: . etc. inside lined with canvas. 2.  Instead of slanting roofs. houses will have slightly concave roofs to prevent water from flowing down to the ground. . 6. Internal walls: All sides of stalls. 4. plain weave jute matting. High from the existing ground level. Commercial plywood duly framed with hardwood.3 mtr. 7. Height of the partition walls (of stalls. 3. Unitex carpet to be laid on the floor in the V. Flooring: 35 mm. should be made of 6 mm thk. 5.

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.Simhasthamela ADIVASI MELA:  Adivasi exhibition is the earliest institutionalized step towards mainstreaming the tribal people of the state through societal dynamics of interaction and interface with their Non-tribal counterparts.

Keonjhar. coinciding the Republic day of the nation. including 13 primitive tribal groups from districts such as Mayurbhanj. special police protection and control room. The beautifully decorated huts of tribes such as LanjiaSaura. strings.Construction & decoration of Adivasi Hat (as per specification) 30 nos. Sculptures and paintings too were exhibited at the fair. of the city is a veritable green oasis amidst the facade of residential location. cultural shows on tribal dance and music are being organised every evening. Pavillion 3.ofPindis having size 12’ x 10’. With dummy huts the fair has been given the look of a tribal village. which are best expressed in their dance sequences. like its high tensile strength. Kandha.a sprawling ground.  The ground. Adivasi Craft Pavillion  At the open auditorium. Showcasing the following broad sectors and activities. Adivasi Gaon 5. making the visitors confused choosing the fact from fiction. well maintained and manicured by the department in the heart of the Capital city. the elegance of Santal house with attractive wall paintings. folk dance by Tribal Students fill the evening air  The permanent stage. participated in this edition of the festival. Bhubaneswar. Malkangiri and Jeypore. provisions like ATM. horns and metal.  Artisans belonging to 62 tribes.  Tribal people exhibited their products at around 180 kiosks. Koraput. situated on the ground.  The Adivasi exhibition showcase the rainbow world of tribal culture. 25 CCTV cameras throughout the area were installed this year. with its customary inauguration on 26th January. enactment of ethnic dance by tribal.  For the benefit of the visitors.  Each day of the exhibition. wood. Cultural Show 4. with their material culture in their prototype model adorns the ground.  Most of the 150-odd kiosks at the festival sold attractive home décor items made of wood. the circular hut of Gadaba tribe manifested the architectural ingenuity of the tribesmen. Adivasi Hat 6. are employed for architectural purposes.  Tribal people are also following the tradition of worshipping their village deities in the ground in their respective dummy huts in the ground. Adivasi Painting Pavillion 2. Juangs. An ambiance of serene atmosphere hung on the field with flowers and grassy knolls here and there make an un-ending endeavor to replicate the tribal Environment.the multi-utility community centre of the Juang tribe. has its own seating venue . Santhal.  The 30-odd huts replicating the life of the tribal communities became the cynosure of the festival. with its Granite Plated galleries for the audience. There are ample crafts that can be made out of bamboo like ropes.  The characteristic house pattern of different tribal people.  The fair also brought various tribal home decor crafts and spices. Adivasi Food Plaza 7 Corporate Pavillion 8. brooms and the like The structural characteristics of the bamboo. popularly known as Adivasi Padia by the people. provides the platform to the cultural troupes and the visitor a place to witness the jovial life sequence of tribal people. 1. in its varied and myriad form - which are reflected from their pitched stalls on the exhibition ground. stone and other materials.  The fifteen days long exhibition.Bamboo splits are woven to make baskets. Govt. artifacts made of metal. Desia narrated the story about the significance art and craft in the society of tribal communities.  Among the tribal huts the “Mandaghar”. .

Each of the houses has been daubed with cow dung and red soil and beautiful paintings made on the walls with rice paste and vegetable dyes . cow sheds. a majority of tribal communities worship their deities outside their house. These huts have been prepared by 21 Integrated Tribal Development Agencies (ITDAs) and eight PVTGs. Women giving finishing touches to a model hut for Adivasi Mela. poultry pens and miniature structures housing the presiding deity of each community. All the tribal dwellings are replete with vegetable gardens. 2015 Row of tribal huts at the Adivasi Mela  The most interesting aspect of the fair is the 29 dummy huts that have come up at the venue and they focus of the living styles of the communities. Interestingly.

. A tribal hut .

Gujarat. Goa.  Shilpgram.  Shilpgram primarily features huts and crafts of Rajasthan. and Daman and Diu. The village is a living ethnographic museum with the aim of drawing attention to the lifestyles and creativity of the western states of India.  open air Amphitheatre with a seating capacity of approximately 8000. These are arranged in an occupational theme. they showcase the lifestyles of the various artisan villages of the states  Each state has its own distinct methods and designs.  There are several huts constructed in the traditional architectural style using mud and local building material to reflect the geographical and ethnic diversity of the different states of west zone of India. Maharashtra. the ‘Village of Crafts’ is a large 70 acre complex committed to rural crafts and art of India. . The Shilpgram Art and Crafts Festival/ Fair takes place every year in December end for 10 days.

Two sand bound villages of Rama and Sham are represented by 2 huts.One of the important objectives of Shilpgram of Rajasthan in India is in the sphere of increasing awareness and knowledge of rural life and crafts of Rajasthan. Rajasthan is represented by the Weaver's community of Marwar by 5 huts. woodwork. Maharashtra – 5 huts  One hut represents the seashore hamlet inspired from the Konkan coast of Maharashtra  One hut depicts the world famous Kolhapur slippers  One hut showcases the wall paintings representing Thane  Two huts represent the tribal farmer communities Goa – 5 Huts  A potter’s hut  2 huts representing Hinduism and Christianity  One hut represents the tribal farmers  One hut represent the traditional life of fishermen This fair helps sharing and learning the heritage of the crafts to various parts of the country and the world.  there are huts built by each member state of the West Zone. visual artists and designers too. Special emphasis is laid on workshops for children on arts. belonging to various communities in Gujarat  A potter’s hut represent the life of people in North Gujarat  A weaver’s hut depicts the life of people in Western Gujarat  2 huts showcase the life of the tribal farmer communities belonging to South Gujarat  The last hut includes a beautifully carved wooden house replicating a small town. decorative objects. embroidery. for the younger generation of India. Mewar's potter community from the village named Dhol is present. bead and mirror work. specifically. theatre and music.  In this crafts fair. crafts. terracotta etc.  The festival also features workshops and camps for those who want to learn and gain a deeper perspective into the work behind the various craft skills. Rajasthan – 5 Huts  2 huts depict the lifestyle of the people in the desert region of Rajasthan  1 potter’s hut showcases the life of the people in Mewar.  Shilpgram Crafts Mela of Rajasthan aids in encouraging the urban potters. etc. Pethapur in Gujarat. The tribal communities of Bhil and the Sehariyas are represented by 2 huts. metal items. the west of Rajasthan  2 huts showcase the life of the tribal communities in the Southern Rajasthan Gujarat – 7 Huts  2 huts represent the intricate weaving. featured with them-offering a life-like glimpse of people and their unique assets. These huts are central to the Indian culture and have several household articles like textile. .

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