The award consists of cash amount of Rs 75,000 and a certificate. The certificate was handed over to Ori by Aalo East MLA Kento Jini here on Independence Day.
Ori, an expert in traditional handicraft, had completed his cane and bamboo training under the textile and handicraft department in 1987-88 and took part in various skill development trainings at Itanagar and Guwahati.
He has also won many prizes in exhibitions conducted in the district. (DIPRO)