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Khangabok Kouna Cluster, Thoubal, Manipur

Khangabok Kouna Cluster is located in the Thoubal district of Manipur which is 27 km from Imphal that is the capital of Manipur along the National highway 39 connecting Imphal and Moreh. The specialty of the cluster is that in the cluster area there is abundance of Kouna and the people also make products out of it. Kouna is a water reed or club rush which is adequately cultivated in the cluster area. The main product produced out of Kouna are mats, bags, hats, shoes, flower basket etc. The cluster consist of three villages; Khangabok part- I, II & III. The artisan belongs to OBC category and almost 90% are women folks. The total no. of household units engaged in the cluster activities is 280 and the no. of artisans is 900.