Like every year, preparations have begun to make the festival of Holi colorful this time. Pleasant colors of Holi often leave a bad experience due to chemical and adulteration. In view of this, women’s groups in Chhattisgarh are preparing herbal gulal to make Holi safe and prosperous. This will open the way for self-reliance of women and people will avoid the side effects of colors from eco-friendly Holi.
To make herbal gulal, the women of self-help groups of villages Kulgaon, Garhpichhwadi, Bewrati, Pataud Lulegondi and other villages are being trained to make herbal gulal under the tribal sub-scheme by Kanker. The festival of Holi is coming in which people use color gulal, which is made using various chemical ingredients, which causes many types of problems like skin allergies, eye infections, asthma, asthma, itching. Keeping these things in mind, Kanker of Krishi Vigyan Kendra has developed a group of methods to make herbal gulal safe for skin using natural substances like catechu, sandalwood, spinach, lalabhaji, rosemary, dhwai, palash, beet, turmeric and rose water Women are being taught. Under the guidance of Dr. Komal Singh Keram, the scientist of the center, the women themselves got practical training by making herbal gulal. In view of the increasing demand of herbal gulal in the market, it will be prepared in large quantities, which will provide employment to the women of the group, as well as the color of gulal will not be harmful to health.