Social activist Chaitali creates new Guinness World Record with largest jute bag
The Golden fabric of Bengal carries the larger than life message - Greener, Healthier, Inclusive World. Chaitali is popularly known for reviving jute, prison reformation apart from women empowerment and various humanitarian services.
The event was supported by Chief Guest Vinit Kumar, Chairman Shayma Prasad Mukherjee port, Moloy Chandan Chakraborty, Jute Commissioner NJB,
and Peeyush Pandey, ADG&IG Correctional Services.
The team of artisans include released prison inmates, women and youth from the vulnerable section of the society.
"Women empowerment while conserving the environment, targeting inclusive growth we undertake various projects and try to make a significant difference to the society and beyond geographical borders," the team observed.
This world record for the ‘largest jute bag in the world’ will send a larger-than-life message to the world audience, to wake up to the necessity of eco-conservation and embracing sustainable, eco-friendly jute to create a greener, healthier and inclusive world for the generations ahead, it said.
"Breaking all previous records we have created the new world record of the World’s Largest Jute Bag, by making a Jute Bag of weighing more than a ton," the team noted.
This spectacular feat will create huge world-wide visibility for Indian jute and artisans.
This bag is made by released prison inmates, women and youth from the lower socio-economic backgrounds, vulnerable sections of the society.
It was being made in the prestigious school grounds of St. Thomas Schools, Khidderpore, Kolkata, the oldest school in Asia (estd. 1739)
The dimensions of the bag created is 30.68 (breadth) x 24.87 (length) x 6.3 (width) meter(s)