Holi is here and as usual colours of different types have reached the market. After 2 years people will be able to celebrate the festival with utmost joy & happiness, which was obviously not possible in the last 2 years due to COVID imposed lockdown.
Currently market is filled with all types of colours, made of chemicals & other color products that may harm the skin. With the excitement of Holi, one should not forget being careful of ones health.
Herbal Gulal is the flavor of the season. Herbal Gulal is very easily available at different stalls across Udaipur. This time the forest department has supported the tribal women of Kotra & Jhadol (Tribal areas near to Udaipur) to manufacture & sell the Herbal Gulal in Udaipur city.
Q1.Where are the stalls of Herbal Gulal in Udaipur ?
There are multiple stalls in different areas of city. They are at Herbal Gulal Tribes India Showroom, Rajvika Office, Saheliyon Ki Badi, Pratap Gaurav Kendra, Karni Mata Rope Way,Mahrana Pratap Memorial - Moti Magri, Fish & Acquarium -Fateh Sagar, Bhartiya Lok Kala Mandal, R.K.Mall, Celebration Mall, Co-operative outlets, Forest department, etc
Q2.What is the cost of Herbal Gulal?
Packet Capacity Price
100 gm Rs.30
200 gm Rs.50
300 gm Rs.70
1 kg Rs.200-300
Q3.Why Herbal Gulal is bit expensive than other colours?
Since the Herbal Gulal is made in pure natural way, so due to its process of making its cost is bit high.
Q4.What is the price difference in Herbal Gulal & others?
Herbal Gulal are available around Rs.200-300 per kg. whereas other colours are available around Rs.100-200 per kg.
Q5. How Herbal Gulal is prepared?
Zila Parishad CEO, Mayank Manish said that Herbal Gulal has been prepared under the guidance of Tribal Regional Development Department by the Rajveeka Women's Self Help Group from the flowers of palma and mogra.
Q6.How this wondeful initiavtive was started?
This initiative was started in the direction of District collector's frequent visits to Kotra, so as to promote the forest produce items & to provide the employement opportunities to the tribals.
Q7.What are the advantages of the Herbal Gulal?
Since we know Herbal Gulal is a naturally made colour, it's safe for hair & skin. People who complained of itching that frequently occurs due to colours made chemically, can now enjoy the festival without any worry. Also helpful as kids and old age people used to face lot of problems due to these chemicals but can now enjoy without fear for skin and health.
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