Development Commissioner for Handicrafts

Office of Development Commissioner for Handicrafts
विकास आयुक्त हस्तशिल्प कार्यालय
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AbbreviationDCH
TypeGovernment Agency
Legal statusActive
PurposeDevelopment and promotion of handicrafts sector
HeadquartersNew Delhi, India
Development Commissioner
Shri Shantmanu [1]
Parent organization
Ministry of Textiles, Government of India
Websitehandicrafts.nic.in

The office of Development Commissioner for Handicrafts is the national agency which works for the development, promotion and export of Indian handicrafts.[2][3][4] The agency comes under the administrative control of Ministry of Textiles, Government of India.[5]

Schemes

  • Ambedkar Hastshilp Vikas Yojana [6][7]
  • Mega Cluster Scheme[8]
  • Marketing Support and Services Scheme[9]
  • Research and Development Scheme[10]

Demographic profile of artisans in India

Female Male
56.13% 43.87%

References