Ankur Kala

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  • Address: 3, Meher Ali Rd, Lower Range, Elgin, Kolkata, West Bengal 700017, India
  • Timings: 10:00 am - 05:00 pm Details
  • Phone: +91-3322835990
  • Ticket Price: Free
  • Time Required: 02:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Family And Kids, Workshop

Ensure to come here at least once during your Kolkata visit. The place is not grand, neither has any historical significance to it, yet it charms lies in its ambition. It is a small training centre with an aim to empower the women from the slums by providing them their own means of earning. The women who come here are trained for different kind of works including textiles, embroidery and leather goods. These goods are later sold in the market. An easily missed destination given its placement- beneath a domestic residence, the place reflects the spirit and strength of Kolkata’s people and their progressive instance.

  • Free Entry

  • Bus Stop- Meher Ali Crossing
  • Light Rail Station- Park Circus 7 Point      

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  • Ankur Kala Address: 3, Meher Ali Rd, Lower Range, Elgin, Kolkata, West Bengal 700017, India
  • Ankur Kala Contact Number: +91-3322835990
  • Ankur Kala Timing: 10:00 am - 05:00 pm
  • Ankur Kala Price: Free
  • Best time to visit Ankur Kala(preferred time): 10:00 am - 11:00 am
  • Time required to visit Ankur Kala: 02:00 Hrs
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  • Women doing a superb job of uplifting other women... And entire families. Founded almost 4 decades ago by Mother Teresa adherent, Annie Joseph, the Center is one of two properties Ankur Kala have in the area. One functions as a showroom and administration office, and this Center is for training on various skills such as canteen food preparation, batik, silk screen, tailoring, etc.

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