Thiruvananthapuram: The Onam Coir Carnival 2017, organised by Department for Coir Development, Kerala, to promote coir products, has been drawing crowds in all its 118 centres across the State. The fair was inaugurated by the Minister for Finance and Coir Development, Dr. T.M. Thomas Issac on August 1.
An exclusive offer to buy Rs 2,000-worth selected coir products for Rs 1,000 voucher is the main attraction of the fair. All coir products are available at a discount of fifty per cent in the fair.
The fair also offers customers chance to win gold prizes and a brand new car as bumper prize through lucky draws.
With the introduction of a monthly part-payment scheme for government employees against the purchase of coir products, coir carnival is a trending choice among the sector, according to a press release.