FEATURES OF RAJASTHAN STATE

    Rajastan is well known for its traditional and rural oriented crafts, which are evenly spread over the state. The main crafts of the state are hand printed textiles,tie & dye,hand knotted woolen carpets,art metal wares,leather wares,stonecarvings,meenak-  ari,etc. A list of the crafts of the state and their location is also appended hereto separately.

A detail of the state is given as under

Area 342,239 Sq. Kms.
Population 438.80 Lakhs (1991)
No. of Villages 33,305
No. of dev. Blocks 236
No. of districts 32
Density of population 128 persons/Sq. Km.
Decadal growth rate + 28.07
Literacy ratio 38.81 %
SC Population 76.08 Lakhs
ST Population 54.75 Lakhs
Rural/Urban Population 77.12 % / 22.88 %
Area under forest 30,657 Sq. Kms.
Air Cargo / Shipment Jaipur,Jodhpur & Udaipur

LOCATION OF CRAFTS IN RAJASTHAN


Jewellary Jaipur,Bikaner,Jodhpur,Udaipur
Hand printed Textiles Sanganer,Jaipur,Barmer,Bagru,Jaisalmer,Chittorgarh,Pali,
Udaipur,Nathwara
Tie & Dye Jodhpur,Jaipur,Bikaner,Sikar,Khandela,Fatehpur
Carpets Jaipur,Ajmer,Bikaner,Tonk,Barmer
Numdahs Tonk,Malpura
Woodware Bassi (Chittorgarh)
Lacquerware Udaipur,Jodhpur,Sawai Madhopur,Khandela
Ivory Jaipur,Ajmer,Bikaner,Jodhpur
Embroidered Leather Mojries & Other items Jodhpur,Jaipur,Tilonia,Bikaner
Zari Ajmer,Jaipur,Jodhpur,Khandela
Pottery Nohar,Bharatpur,Bikaner,Pokhran
Blue Pottery Jaipur
Stone Carving Jaipur,Thanagazi,Kishori Makrana,Jodhpur,Jaisalmer,
Dungarpur, Alwar & Daussa
Paintings (Pichwai,Phad) Nathdwara,Udaipur,Bikaner
Paper Machie Jaipur,Banasthali

Toys & Dolls
Jaipur
Reed & Bamboo Ajmer,Jaipur
Meenakari Jaipur
Thewa Art Pratapgarh
Camel hide Bikaner
Embroidery Jaisalmer,Barmer
Koftkari (Lesser known craft) Jaipur,Ajmer
Sandal Wood Carving Jaipur,Churu
Mother of Pearls Jodhpur
Lac Bangles Jaipur,Alwar,Bikaner
Tarakashi Jaipur
Iron Craft Jodhpur
Wooden Carved furniture Jaisalmer,Jaipur,Jodhpur
Terracotta Udaipur,Alwar,Nagaur,Bharatpur,Bikaner

CRAFTS OF RAJASTHAN

             The magical land set amidst desolate desert beauty. The land synonyms with romance and chivelary. Immensely rich in culture, history and natural beauty. That is Rajasthan.

              Rajasthan is a different world. Its colours, patterns and traditional skills of craft making are overwhelming.

PAINTINGS

              Rajasthan is the home rather museum of paintings. Several schools of this art flourishes in the State;

a)           Miniature Painting (Kangra School) - Real gold, Stone & water colours on old handmade paper are
              used. Set of 12 paintings of each seasons (Months) are depicted in it. Practiced mainly in Jaipur.

b)            Jodhpur School - Real gold & stone colours are used on old hand made papers and generally love
               seen of the old kings are depicted in it.

c)            Pichawai Paintings - Real gold & stone colours are used on cloth and Ras Leela scenes (Lord        Sri-Krishna & Gopi's) is depicted in these paintings. Practiced in Nathdwara, Paintings are hanged in the tamples behind (Piche) the status and this "Piche" are know as Pichwai paintings.

d)            Mughal School - Real gold and stone colours are used on Silk. Love scenes and Mughal Durbar are shown on these  type of paintings. Now-a-days these paintings are available on wood and marble stones.

e)             Phad Painting - Vegetable colours are used on cloth and paper procession and historical themes are depicted in the style of painting. Bhilwara & Shapura are the areas where this is practiced.

f)              Jaipur School - Potrait of kings, Durbars, Gods & Godesses are painted on old handmade papers, with real gold and stone colours.

g)             Mewar School - Mostly hunting scenes are shown on cloth and handmade paper with stone and stone colours.

THEWA ART

                The art of setting gold on glass is known as Thewa Art. Thewa is a rare and distinct skill of Rajasthani Rajsonia of Pratapgarh. Necklace sets,pill boxes,photo frames,pendent,earings are main products.

SANDAL WOOD CARVING

                Based on ivory crafts shifted to sandalwood items. Beautiful carved work and wonderful finishing makesd this craft worldwide popular. Gods,Ambabadi,Elephant,Chess pieces and Jewellary items are main product. This craft is practiced in Jaipur and Churu.

TIE & DYE

                Bandhani is the local name for the Tie & Dye process. It is a resics technique. Parts of fabric remain un-dyed because they are covered by "Tied Threads" and knots before dying. Cotton,Silk,Chiffon,Sarees,dress materials and bed covers are made at Jaipur,Churu,Jodhpur and Sikar. Tradition based items are worn on the particular occasions and a particular group of ladies and by no other one. Gents turbans are made in different designs and colours.

TEXTILES HAND BLOCK PRINTING

                Various techniques of printing and dying are used in the textiles of Rajasthan. Eco-friendly dye stuffs and chemicals are used. The printings are named on the basis of their practicing towns.

                a)           Dabu Textiles Hand Block Printing - Dabu is the local name for the racist print process,mud,racist paste is applied by hand,using wooden blocks to seal the fabric from the effect of further treatment. This type of printing is done in Bagru,Baotra and Akola mainly.

                b)            Bagru - Fabous for its alizarine red,iron black,oval,beige thecharacteristics of this type of painting. Very  often the ground is dyed in indigo blue,green and black.

                c)             Azrak Print - Traditonally the products were by Sindhi muslims as loongies and headgears, in the indigo blue and aligrine red colours are used.

                d)             Sanganer - Exclusive and fine printing is in subdued colours were patronized by royalty. It has a large export market tioday. Screen printing fast taking over. However,Sanganer prints for royal use had a
distinctive fineness. Motifs are based on flowers, which were not necessarily native.

TOYS & DOLLS

                The Rajasthani toys & dolls,puppets are more popular. They are printed in colours to add to their attractiveness and charm for the children. There attractive dresses make them more charmful. Material in making these items are stuffed cotton,wood and paper machie. Jaipur and Jodhpur are main production centers.

LAC BANGLES & DECORATIVE ITEMS

                Lac items are mainly based on tradition like Bangles in different designs, other decorative articles are images of God & Goddesses,KKings & Queens and different kind of birds and animals. These are decorated with glass beeds. Main production center is Jaipur.

KOFTKARI - (LESSER KNOWN CRAFT)

                Koftkari is a craft of silver wire inlay in a iron plate,sword handle,shields. This craft is now a lesser known one and practiced by a very few craftsman at Jaipur and Ajmer.

MOTHER OF PEARLS

                 Pieces of sea shells are stucked together around wood to form a mosaic like outer layer. This art is also been done on bone and brass items. The craft is practiced in Jodhpur.

CAMEL HIDE

                  The art of pure gold and stone colours, on camel leather,vessels is known as camel hide. This craft is practiced at Jodhpur and Bikaner.

EMBROIDERY

                   Little shiny mirrors and embroidering beautiful skirts,jackets,Wall hangings and cushion covers etc. traditional Rajasthani motifs and heart warming colours are blended well in these master pieces. Jaisalmer,Barmer and Jodhpur are the main production centers.

IRON CRAFT

                   Practiced in Jaisalmer & Tillonia by way of twisting iron wires and cutting the sheets. Main products are animal figures and decorative kitchenware stands and corners. Good potential for exports.

WOOD CARVING

                   This craft is practiced in Jaisalmer,Barmer,Jodhpur and Jaipur. Finest quality of carving is made on furniture, windows,partitions,beds and sofas. The seasoned wood is used, so these products are quite sturdy and long lasting. Painting on wooden furniture is done at Krishangarh and Ajmer.

LACQUARE WARE

                   The richly painted lacquered furniture of Rajasthan is an instant crowd puller. The vibrant colours,the shiny gloss and the basic rounded forms of lacquered designing/setting.

JEWELLARY

                   Rajasthan has a rich culture of kundan (Precious Stone with Emeralds), gold and silver jewellery. Both men & women worn jewellery. Gem cutting,polishing and setting in Jaipur are renowned the worl wide. The art of Meenakari (Enameling) dates back to early 17th Century. Meenakari is often combined with Gems cutting jewellery. hewa art of Pratapgarh is well guarded secret of Rajasthani families. Thewa art of Pratapgarh is well guarded secret of Rajasthani families.
It consists of delicate gold leaf work embedded into glass or enamel framed with silver or gold. Silver has always been a popular metal for Jewellery - also in Rajasthan where it is very often combined with village rituals and faith.

TERRACOTA

                   Look for decorative clay work at the main centers. The terracotta images and voitives of Molela near Udaipur,are made for the tribal and villages. January is its peak season. Beautiful terracotta horses for religious offerings, 2.5 ft. in heaght are made in Jallore,Ahora districts. Terracotta toys of BU(Nagaur District) and Merta are popular articles in local fairs. Pottery is made all over Rajasthan. Centers - Alwar,Bharatpur,Jaipur,Bikaner,Dausa & Kota etc.

LEATHER

                   Leather products are rich in design and display,high skill,majris or jutties(Leather Shoes) for local needs and some embroidered with silk threads, applique or bead work. Camel hide increasingly popular because it is soft and flexible,embroidered hand bags,coin purses,belt and pouches, seats and back rest of chairs. Bikaner is known for its beautiful gesso work on camel hide,lamp shades,traditional flasks and perfume bottles are painted in bright colours and gold,using a special technique. Membrophonic instruments - Dholak,Tabla etc. are made by the Dabgar community using camel hide. Look for them in almost every major towns. Centers - Jaipur,Ajmer,Bharatpur,Sikar Sawaimadhopur etc.

PAPIER MACHIE

                    The combination of aesthetic with frugality and utility is no where more evident than in simple village life. Decorative shelves and containers of paper machie is highly evolved craft in West Rajasthan. Made out of waste paper and clay, the big containers or kothis are light and lasting, decorated with pieces of glass paint and relief work. Today paper machine is a commercial craft - marriages,decorations,pops and back drops for Jhankis (Festive Occasions) are made at Jaipur,Bharatpur and Ajmer,Palai (District Tonk) has a unit for making furniture out of Papier Machie.

BLUE ART POTTERY

                    The Persian art of glazed blue pottery found its way to Jaipur via the Moghul courts. Later the art was revived with the help of Master Craftsman Kripal Singh Shekhawat,who continues to add and design and colours to it. Jaipur,Sanganerm Mahalan and Neota are known for blue pottery. Specially notable are the painted tiles,vases,bowls,soap dishes and door knobs.

METAL CRAFT

                     Damascening, Lac colouring,Enameling, Engraving, Inlay, punching and casting - all techniques are known and practiced in Rajasthan, Jaipur, Jodhpur and Udaipur are the main centers for metal craft.

                     Swords and shields, essential for rituals, Jaipur, Udaipur and Sirohi are the main centers to damascening in which gold or silver wire is hammered into grooves chiseled out on an iton or steel surface. Kofta kari, a lesser work, where silver or gold is simply stuck on the ground. Metal field is a craft at Jaipur, Ajmer and Pushkar.

                    Jaipur is known for its engraved, laqered or enameled brassware for decorative purposes. Jodhpur is a very big centre for metal craft today mainly for handicrafted iron. Also known for its aluminium shields and trophies.

STONE/MARBLE WORK

                    Rocks of various hues have provided raw material not only for Rajasthan's unique architecture but also for the Taj Mehal, Agra and Rashtrapati Bhawan at Delhi. The art of Jail or trellis work converts stones into lace. Pillers, Jali work and stone carving for buildings is a living craft in Rajasthan and craftsmen are specially commissioned for work outside. This is also an export item in Jaisalmer. Known for marble idons in many temples in North India, Khazane-Walon-ka-rasta in Jaipur is the centre for this flourishing craft.

                    Carved marble bowls, vases, plates decorated with meenakari are emerging trend in the market Jaisalmer, Nagaur, Sirohi, Udaipur, Nathdwara etc,.

FAIRS & FESTIVALS OF RAJASTHAN

The people of Rajasthan live life to the hilt and nobody can really match the gay abandon with the Rajasthani surrenders himself to the numerous fairs & festivals that are celebrated here. There are animals fairs, there are religious fairs and there are fairs to mark the changing seasons. In fact celebrations occur almost round the year and provide the visitor with the splendid opportunity to gain an insight into the life of the Rajasthani culture, heritage as well the craft skills. There is dancing, singing, drama, devotional music and live demonstration of the rich crafts of the Rajasthan.

                    Below we are presenting the festival caleder of Rajasthan from 2000 to 2003 though listed here is a very small selection of the countless number of exciting events that are held in Rajasthan throughout the year.

FESTIVAL CALANDER 2000 - 2003


S.No. FAIRS/FESTIVALS VIKRAM SAMVAT
(LUNAR CALENDAR)
2000 2001 2002 2003
1. CAMEL FESTIVAL, BIKANER PAUSH SHUKLA 14-15 20-21 JAN 8-9 JAN 28-29 JAN 17-18 JAN
2. NAGAUR FAIR MAGH NAGAUR 12-15 FEB 1-3 FEB 19-22 FEB 8-12 FEB
3. DESERT FESTIVAL JAISALMER MAGH SHUKLA 13-15 17-19 FEB 6-8 FEB 25-27 FEB 15-16 FEB
4. ELEPHANT FESTIVAL JAIPUR PHALGUN PURNIMA 19 MAR 9 MAR 28 MAR 17 MAR
5. GANGAUR FESTIVAL JAIPUR CHAITRA SHUKLA 3-4 7-8 APR 28-29 MAR 15-16 APR 4-5 APR
6. MEWAR FESTIVAL UDAIPUR CHAITRA SHUKLA 3-4 7-8 APR 28-29 MAR 15-16 APR 4-5 APR
7. SUMMER FESTIVAL MOUNT ABU - 1-3 JUNE 1-3 JUNE 1-3 JUNE 1-3 JUNE
8. TEJ FESTIVAL JAIPUR SHRAVAN SHUKLA 3 2-3 AUG 23-24 JUL 11-12 AUG 1-2 AUG
9. DUSSEHRA MELA KOTA ASHVIN SHUKLA 8-10 5-7 OCT 24-26 OCT 13-15 OCT 3-5 OCT
10. MARWAR FESTIVAL JODHPUR ASHVIN SHUKLA 14-15 12-13 OCT 31 OCT-1 NOV 19-20 OCT 8-9 OCT
11. PUSHKAR FAIR PUSHKAR(AJMER) KARTIK SHUKLA 11-15 7-11 NOV 27-30 NOV 16-19 NOV 5-8 NOV
12. CHANDRABHAGA FAIR,JHALAWAR KARTIK PURNIMA 11-13 NOV 30 NOV-2 DEC 19-21 NOV  8-10 NOV

NATIONAL AWARD WINNERS FROM RAJASTHAN
1965 TO 1998

                The National Awards for Master craftspersons & Master weavers are given to outstanding craftspersons of the country in recognition for their excellence and craftsmanship and invaluable contribution to Indian Handicrafts & Handlooms.

               Aimed at giving recognition to the traditional craftspersons of the country and inspiring them towards better artistic perfection, the National awards were instituted in the year 1965.

              Since 1965 to 1998 a total of 736 Mastercraftspersons and Weavers have received this special honour. Out of which, 76 Mastercraftspersons and Weavers of Rajasthan received this special honour. The details are as under:
 
1. Late Shri Ram Prashad
Gandagali,Pratapgarh
Jewellary 1966
2. Late Shri Srawan Lal Misra
H.No. 2659,Jat Ka Kaua Rasta, Jaipur
Taraashi 1966
3. Padamshree Kudrat Singh
Jardia Ka Rasta, Jaupur
Jewellary(Enamel) 1966
4. Shri Abdul Gafoor Khan
Mohalla Cheetawalon
Chowki Ramchanderji, Jaipur
Art Metalware 1967
5. Late Shri Hisamuddin Usta
C/o Ganga Golden Jublee Museum, Bikener
Camel Hide 1967
6. Padamshree Kripal Singh Shekhawat
B-18/A, Shiv Marg, Banipark
Jaipur
Blue Pottery 1967
7. Late Ustad Imtiaz Ali
Ramchanderjit Engraver Chokri Sarak Ghora Nakas, Jaipur
Metal Engraving 1968
8. Shri Dindayal Meenakar
H.No. 3609, Mamiyon Ki Gali
Jaipur
Meenakari 1968
9. Shri Goverdhan 
C/o Nath Oriental Craft
Khazane Waloon Ka Rasta 
Jaipur
Wood & Brass Work 1969
10. Shri Durgesh Kumar Joshi
Joshi Kala Shahpura
Bilwara
Phardh Painting 1969
11. Shri Ayaz Mohammed
Shop No. 129, Maniheron Ka Rasta,Tripoli Bazar, Jaipur
Lac Bangles 1970
12. Shri Shaner Lal
Salampara,Pratapgarh
Thown Work  1970
13. Shri Kashi Nath Verma 
372, Kashi Nath Ki Gali
Gopalji Ka Rasta, Jaipur
Enamle Work 1970
14. Late Shri Malchand Ji
Lohia Kuan, Churu
Sandal Wood Work 1971
15. Shri Beni Ram Soni
Salampura Ghati, Pratapgarh
Thewa Work 1972
16. Shri Madan Lal
Kalyan Path, Barmer
Wood Carving 1973
17. Shri Chotmal Jangid
Lohia Kuan,Churu
Sandal Wood 1973
18. Shri Shiv Dayal Mandri
Gazi Ka Thana, Alwer
Stone Carving 1973
19. Shri Ram Vilas Soni
Salpura Road, Pratapgargh
Thewa Work 1975
20. Shri Muna Lal Meenakar
Rasta Barha Ganjor, Jaipur
Enamel Work 1975
21. Shri Jagdish Lal Soni
Dhai Darwaja, Jhandagali
Pratapgarh
Thewa Work 1977
22. Shri Ab. Razak Qureshi
Chor Darwaza, Chokri Ram Chanderji, Jaipur 
Brass Engraving 1978
23. Shri Basant Lal Soni
Jhanda Gali, Pratapgarh
Thewa Work 1979
24. Late Shri Narottam Narayan Sharma, Nai Haweli,Nathdwara Pichwai 1981
25. Shri Khemraj Kumbhar
Maulana, Nathdwara
Terracotta 1981
26. Shri Ram Niwas Sohi
Salampura Road ,Pratapgarh
Thewa Craft 1981
27. Shri Tilak Gital
C/o Rajasthan Kala Mandir
Chora Rasta, Jaipur
Ivory Painting 1982
28. Shri Mohan Lal Soni
1260, Achariyon Ka Rasta
Kishanpole Bazar, Jaipur
Painting of Leather 1982
29. Shri Vittal Das Sharma 
Artist Street, Naya Haweli
Nathdwara
Pichwai Temple Hanging 1982
30. Shri B.G. Sharma 
Sharma Art Gallery, 3 Saheliton
Marg, Udaipur
Ivory Painting 1983
31. Shri Gopi Lal B. Lohar
Baroda Street, Moti Chauhatta
Udaipur
Damascening Work 1983
32. Shri Ved Pal Sharma
1401, Chaaky marg
Subhash Chowk,  Jaipur
Miniature Painting 1984
33. Shri Shrilal Joshi
Joshi Kala Kunj
Bhimganj Gate, Bhilwara
Wall Painting 1984
34. Shri Ghanshyam Sharma
Kalaji Goraji, New Colony
Plot No. 10/D, Udaipur
Ivory Painting 1984
35. Shri Dwarika Lal Jangid
Artist Street, Naya Haweli
Nathwara
Pichwai Painting 1984
36. Shri Bhanwar Lal
2, Shitla Marg, Udaipur
Inlay on Marble Stone 1985
37. Shri Radh Mohan Udaiwal
Near Babaji Ki Haweli
Sanganer, Jaipur
Hand Block Printing 1985
38. Shri Pradip Mukherji
D-255, Devi Marg
Bani Park, Jaipur
Folk Painting 1985
39. Shri Ishwar Singh Bhati
Changari Pura Ward No. 4
Jaisalmer
Camel Girth 1986
40. Shri Hari Shanker Sharma 
3260, Arora Bhawan
Chand Pole Bazar, Jaipur
Tarakashi 1986
41. Shri Badri Lal Chitrakar
Nala Bazar, Bhilwara
Miniature Painting 1986
42. Shri Mahavir Swami
Swami Ka Mohalla
Newa Shehar, Bikaner
Miniature Painting 1986
43. Shri Lal Singh Bhati
Umed Arts, Sardarpura
Jpodhpur
Gold Emboss on Leather 1987
44. Shri Shyam Sharma
Mohalla Rampura,Nathdwara
Painting on Glass 1987
45. Late Shri Ram Gulam Chhipa
Laxmi Nath Chowk, Bagru
Block Printing 1987
46. Shri Ram Kishor Chhipa
Laxmi Nath Chowk, Bagru
Block Printing 1987
47. Shri Iqramuddin Nilgarh
Weavers Service Center
Chamu House, Jaipur
Cotton Printing 1987
48. Mohan Lal Kumar
Hastkala Kendra
Mulela, Nathdwara
Terracotta 1988
49. Shri Ghanshyam Nimark
1701, Tisra Choraha
Purani Basti, Jaipur
Miniature Painting 1988
50. Shri Zaharuddin Usta
Ustao Ka Mohalla
Near Chhoti Masjid, Bikaner
Stone Carving 1990
51. Late Shri Ashok Kumar Soni
E-94, Swarnkar Colony
Nehru Nagar, Jaipur
Miniature Painting 1990
52. Shri Babu Lal Sirohiya
164, Shilp Colony, Jhotwara
Jaipur
Sandal Wood Inlay 1991
53. Pt. Laloo Prasad Sharma
Prithvi Pura, Alwar
Marble Sculpture 1991
54. Shri Devi Sahay Chhipa
Jairampura, Jaipur
Jajam 1991
55. Shri Brij Ballabh Udaiwal
Sanganer, Jaipur
Block Printing 1991
56. Shri Mohammad Hanif Usta
Ustao Ka Mohalla, Bikaner
Golden Naqashi 1991
57. Shri Shanti Lal Joshi
Shahpura, Bhilwara
Phad Painting 1991
58. Shri Tulsi Das Nimbark
2644, Jaipal Munshi Ka Rasta
Purani Basti, Jaipur
Miniature Painting 1991
59. Shri Sampat Raj
120, Lala Lajpat Rai Colony
5th Chopasi Road, Jaipur
Pichwai Painting 1992
60.  Shri Mohammad Sidiqui
2291, Nala Nilgaran, Jaipur
Tie & Dye 1992
61. Shri Ram Swaroop Kothiwal
Chhipa Ka Mohalla, Bagru, Jaipur
Block Printing 1992
62. Shri Mahesh Chander Jangid
Near Lohia Well, Ward No. 29
Churu
Sandal Wood Carving 1993
63. Shri Shakir Ali
1140 Rasta Mehran,
Ramganj Bazar, Jaipur
Miniature Painting 1993
64. Shri Laxmi Narayan Soni 
Sonaron Ki Barigwar, Bikaner
Silver Zoo in Box 1993
65. Shri Santosh Kumar Sharma
S-1, Ridhi Sidhi Market ,
Harish Chand Marg
Chand Pol Bazar, Jaipur
Miniature Painting 1994
66. Shri Radhey Shyam Kumawat
V.P.O. Needhad, Dhani Bhopakalaki, The Aamer,Jaipur
Sandal Wood Carving 1995
67. Shri Vinod Kumar Jangidh
Near Lohia Well, Ward No. 29, Churu
Sandal Wood Carving 1995
68. Shri Parmeshwar Lal Swami
Nai Sarak, Parak Sadan, Ward No. 14
Churu
Sandal Wood Carving 1996
69. Shri Pawan Kumar Jangid
Near Lohia Well, Ward No. 29, Churu
Sandal Wood Carving 1997
70.  Shri P. C. Sharma 
14/8, Shipra Path, Mansarowar, Jaipur
Stone Carving 1997
71. Shri Babu Lal Marotia
1649, Baba Harish Chander Marg
Jaipur
Miniature Painting 1997
72. Smt. Zainub
Village Kotsuwa, Tehsil Digod, Kota
Kotadoria Saree 1997
73. Shri Rais Ahmed Rehmani
1135, Mehron Ka Rasta
Ram Ganj Bazar, Jaipur
Art Metalware 1998
74. Shri Altaf Ali
4929, Gorha Nikas Road
Chokri Ram Chander
Char Dar Bazar, Jaipur
Art Metalware 1998
75. Shri Sitaram Jangid
Near Lohia Well
Ward No. 29, Churu
Sandal Wood Carving 1998
76. Shri Hari Narayan Marotia
H. No. 1649, Baba Harish Chand Marg
Opp. Anand Chamber, Near Indira Bazar, Jaipur
Glass Studded Painting 1998
77. Ms. Tulsi Kala
C/118, Opposite Shivaji Park
Shivaji Marg, Tilak Nagar, Jaipur
Kundan Jadai on Stone 1998

LEADING NGO's OF RAJASTHAN

1.     Craft Council of Rajasthan
        B-15, Raja Park
        Adarsh Nagar, Jaipur

2.     Social Work & Research Centre (SWRC)
        305816, Madanganj, Tilonia
        Ajmer

3.     Society to Uplift Rural Economy (SURE)
        Post Box No. 29
        Gurudwara Road, Near Gupta Transport
        Barmer

4.     Barti India
        50, Silwatwadi
        Udaipur

5.     Urmul Rural Health Research & Development Trust
         Post Box No. 55
         Bikaner

6.      Hadoti Hastshilp Sansthan
         Arya Samaj Mandir Road
         Bhimganj Mandi
         Kota Junction, Kota

7.      Lupin Human Welfare & Research Foundation
         160, Krishana Nagar, Bharatpur

8.      Sardar Patel Sansthan
         87, Bhoop Colony
         Gali No. 1, Near Shiv Mandir
         Meera Chauk, Sriganganagar

9.      Artisans Development Society
         C/o District Industries Centre
          Alwar

10.     Swami Vivekanand Public Welfare Society
          133, Pratibha Bhawan, Pratibha Marg
           Vivek Vihar, Jaipur

11.      Mohila Jagriti Samittee
           Ward No. 14, Rigarono Ka Mohalla
            Near Kekadi Walono Ki Mill
            Newai, Tonk

12.       Women's Era Society
             Purana Janta Hospital Campus
             Subhash Bazar, Tonk

13.        Hanski Hastshilp Society
             1638, Cjaira Rasta, Jaipur

14.        Hast Kala Cooperative Society
             174/12, Ashok Nagar, Udaipur

15.        Adhunik Mohila Kala Sansthan
             Mission Compound, Swaroop Nagar
             Udaipur

16.        Upliftment of Thar Human Awareness & Natural Resources (UTHAN),
             Post Box No. 33,
             Utterlai Road, Barmer

17.        Mohila Kalyan Samittee
             Gandhi Colony, Pilibangan
              Distt. Hanumangarh

18.         Uthan Social Welfare Society
              Beriya, Opp. Umed Kanya Pathshalla
              Outside Sojati Gate, Jodhpur

19.         Mohila Udyog Prashikshan Samittee Bara
              Indra Market, Baran

20.         Nehru Yuva Kendra
              Station Road, Barmer

NGOs/CORPORATION IN RAJASTHAN STATE ASSISTED BY THE OFFICE OF THE
DEVELOPMENT COMMISSIONER(HANDICRAFTS)DURING LAST THREE YEARS


Sl. No. Name & Address of the NGO 1997-98 1998-99 1999-2000
1. ADARSH MAHILA VIKAS SAMITTI JODHPUR Scheme 'A' Scheme 'A' -
2. ARTISAN DEV. SOCIETY ALWAR - Welfare Scheme (Health) -
3. ARTISANS ALLIANCE, JAWAGER Welfare Scheme Welfare Scheme (Workshed) Workshed
4. BARTI INDIA, UDAIPUR C.D.C - -
5. CRAFTS COUNCIL OF RAJASTHAN R.L.Craft - Survey/Study (Survey on documentati on)
6. HADOTI HASTSHILP SANSTHAN, KOTA Exhibition - -
7. LUPIN HUMAN WELFARE & RESEARCH FOUNDATION, BHARATPUR Exhibition - -
8. MAHILA JAGRITI SAMITEE, TONK - ATS  'A' -
9. MEERA SAMRITI SANSTHAN
CHITTORGARH
- Craft Bazar -
10. RAJASTHAN SMALL INDUSTRIES COR., JAIPUR Training 'A' Exhibition Wood Seasoning Plant Emporium Catelogues
11. SARDAR PATEL INSTITUTE ,
SRIGANGA NAGAR
- Exhibition -
12. SHANTI NIKETAN MAHILA VIDHWA ASHRAM SAMITTEE, BHARATPUR - Training 'A' -
13. SOCIETY TO UPLIFT RURAL ECONOMY, BARMER - C.D.C. -
14. WOMEN ERA SOCIETY, TONK - Training 'A' -
15. INDIAN INSTITUTE FOR RURAL DEV. , JAIPUR - - Survey on Documentation
16. SWAMI VIVEKANAND WELFARE SOCIETY, JAIPUR - C.D.C. -

STATE GOVERNMENT SCHEMES THEIR PROCEDURES/BUDGET
AND EXPENDITURE DURING LAST 3 YEARS

1. STATE & DISTRICT LEVEL AWARDS FOR CRAFTSMEN OF RAJASTHAN

           Aimed to inspire the traditional crafts-persons of the state in achieving greater heights and artistic perfection and recognition to their contribution towards the development of handicrafts of Rajasthan, the State award for Mastercraftsmen was instituted in the year 1983 on the lines of the National Awards. So for 71 Mastercraftsmen of Rajasthan have been honoured with National award.

          In the year 1988-89, to mobilize maximum participation from the craftsmen, the State Government decided a two-tier system to award the craftsmen. In pursuance of this decision, district level awards were also instituted.

          The selections are made district-wise. Five of the best craftsmen are selected for the following cash prizes:-

          1st prize Rs. 1000/-, 2nd prize Rs. 750/-, 3rd prize Rs. 500/-, 4th 2 Consolation prize Rs. 250/- each.

          The entries for district level award for the year 1999-2000 are being accepted by District Industries Centres.

          The State Level Awardees are selected out of the district level awardees as also from the artifacts received directly by the Corporation. Each State Level Mastercraftsman receives a cash award of Rs. 15000/-, a Tamrapatra and an Angavastram. The craft-persons receiving Merit Certificate are awarded with a cash prize of Rs. 3000/-, an Angvastram and a Merit Certificate.

          From the year 1983 - 1998-99, 140 Mastercraftsmen have been honoured with State Awards and 157 craftsmen have been honoured with Merit Certificates.

         The estimated expenditure for organizing District & State Level Craft Competition is Rs. 8 lacs per annum. The financial support of DC(H) office is required for continuance of the scheme.

2.      OLD AGE PENSION SCHEME:

         The Scheme was initiated during the year 1991 - 92. 31 Mastercraftsmen have been benefited under the scheme so far. Each Mastercraftsman / Nominee gets Rs. 500/- per month as old age pension initially for a period of 5 years. The National / State awardees who are of age more than 60 years and annual income less than Rs. 6000/- can take benefit of above scheme.
The estimated expenditure is Rs. 2 lacs per annum.

3.    GROUP LIFE INSURANCE SCHEME FOR CRAFTSMEN/ARTISAN UNITS:

        For the development of the weaker sections of the society, the Corporation is providing free group insurance coverage to the Craft-persons/Artisans(who are below 60 years of age) on behalf of the State Government so far 13000 persons  have been covered in the above scheme. In case of natural death, the nominee is paid Rs. 3000 by LIC of India. However, in case of accidental death, the nominee is paid Rs. 25,000 by above agency. The estimated expenditure is Rs. 2 lacs per annum.

4.    CARPET WEAVING TRAINING CENTRE:

       The scheme was initiated in the year 1976-77. 13075 persons have been trained so far. For the first time, carpet weaving training centre is being opened in collaboration with Rajasthan Carpet & Woollen Products Development Society, Jaipur to improve quality of training & full assurance for employment. The estimated expenditure per training centre is worked out to
Rs. 2.77 lacs. For running of 10 Carpet Weaving Training Centre, the total requirement of funds will be Rs. 27.70 lacs.

5.   TRAINING CENTRES UNDER GURU SHISHYA PARAMPARA:

       The Corporation is running Artisan training centres under Guru Shishya Parampara at following locations:
 
S. NO.                            Craft Location Trainer's name (National Awardee)
1. Hand Block Textiles Sanganer Shri Brij Ballabh
2. Brass Engraving Jaipur Shri Abdul Razak Quereshi
3. Traditional Painting Jaipur Shri Tilak Gitai
4. Painting Nathdwara Shri Vitthal Das
5. Phad Painting Shahpura Shri Shanti Lal Joshi
6. Hand Block Printed textiles Bagru Shri Ram Kishore
7. Terracotta Molela Shri Mohan Lal
8. Terracotta & Paper Machine Jaipur Shri Lal Chand Projapati

        The estimated expenditure for running of Training centre for 6 months duration is worked out to Rs. 75000. For the year 2000-2001, it is proposed to run 12 programmes of 6 months duration with the assistance of DC(HC) office. The total requirement of funds willl be of Rs. 9 lacs.

6.     STUDY OF STATUS OF NATIONAL & STATE AWARDEES:

        The Corporation has moved the proposal for consideration of Development Commissioner(Handicrafts), Government of India for providing financial assistance to carry out study on status of National & State awardees by Indian Institute of Crafts & Design, Jaipur. The total expenditure is worked out to Rs. 9.41 lacs. The contribution of DC (HC) office will be Rs. 5.17 lacs.

7.     CONTACT CAMP:

        The Corporation will organize contact camps at important Craft Pockets to popularize the schemes and interact with beneficiaries. The contact camps at Jodhpur, kaithun and Bagru were organized. The Craft Consultants / Designers will also be invited. For the year 2000 - 2001, the camps will be organised at Craft Pockets in Rajasthan with the financial assistance of DC (HC) office. The expenditure per camp is worked out Rs. 50,000. The total requirement of funds for 12 camps will be
Rs. 6 lacs.

8.    HIRE OF SERVICES OF GERMAN EXPERTS/DESIGNERS:

        The Corporation is making efforts for hiring of services of German Experts / Designers with the support of Indo-German Export Promotion Project New Delhi. The Crafts covered are Hand Block Printed textiles, Wooden furniture, Carpets & Jewellery. The financial assistance of Rs. 1 lac per designers / Craft consultant is required from DC (HC) office. The rent will be borne by the German Government.

REQUIREMENT OF FUNDS FOR RUNNING OF PROMOTIONAL ACTIVITIES FOR DEVELOPMENT OF CRAFTS & CRAFTSMEN IN RAJASTHAN
 
 
S.NO. Particulars Total requirement of funds in Rs. Lacs
1. State & District Level awards for Craftsmen         Rs.  8.00 Lacs
2. Old Age Pension Scheme for National I & State awardees of age more than 60 years         Rs.  2.00 Lacs
3. Group Insurance Scheme for Craftsmen         Rs.  2.00 Lacs
4. Carpet Weaving Training Centre 10 Nos.         Rs. 27.77 Lacs
5. Training Centres of different crafts under "Guru Shishya Parampara" 12 Nos. X Rs. 75.000 per centre for 6 months duration          Rs.  9.00 Lacs
6. Study of Status of National & State awardees         Rs.  9.41 Lacs
7. Contact Camp 12 Nos. at different Craft Pockets X Rs. 50,000 per camp         Rs.  6.00 Lacs
8. Hire of German Designers for 4 Crafts @ Rs. 1 Lac per Craft         Rs.  4.00 Lacs
                                       Total        Rs. 68.18 Lacs

STATE & DISTRICT LEVEL AWARDS

                Aimed to inspire the traditional crafts-persons of the State in achieving greater heights and artistic perfection and recognition to their contribution towards the development of handicrafts of Rajasthan, the State award for Mastercraftsmen was instituted in the year 1983 on the lines of the National Awards. So far 71 Mastercraftsmen of Rajasthan have been honoured with National award.

                In the year 1988-89, to mobilize maximum participation from the craftsmen, the State Government decided a two-tier system to award the craftsmen. In pursuance of this decision, district level awards were also instituted.

                The selections are made district-wise. Five of the best craftsmen are selected for the following cash prizes:-

                1st prize Rs. 1000/-, 2nd prize Rs. 750/-, 3rd prize Rs. 500/-, 4th 2 Consolation prize Rs. 250/- each.

               The entries for district level award for the year 1999-2000 are being accepted by District Industries Centres.

               The State Level Awardees are selected out of the district level awardees as also from the artifacts received directly by the Corporation. Each State Level Mastercraftsman receives a cash award of Rs. 15,000/-, a Tamrapatra and an Angavastram. The craft-persons receiving Merit Certificate are awarded with a cash prize of Rs. 3000/-, an Angvastram and a Merit Certificate.

              From the year 1983 to 1998-99, 140 Mastercraftsmen have been honoured with State Awards and 157 craftsmen have been honoured with Merit Certificates.

LIFE INSURANCE TO CRAFT PERSONS / ARTISANS UNDER SOCIAL SECURITY SCHEME

              For the development of the weaker sections of the society, the Government of India as well as the State Governments have taken up anumber of projects. Through one such scheme, the Government is providing free Life Insurance coverage to the craft persons / artisans of the weaker section.

              The Life Insurance Corporation of India provides financial assistance with the help of the Central and State Governments. This assistance is rendered under the general life insurance scheme.

Conditions of the Scheme

           The artisans / crsft persons should be of 18 to 59 years of age.

Advantage of the Scheme

           In the case of natural death of the person covered under the scheme, a sum of Rs. 3,000/- and in case of accidental death a sum of Rs. 25,000/- are paid to the nominee of the person concerned. Besides, the amount payable is as follows, in the case of:-

            (a) Permanent Total disability due to accident Rs. 25,000/-

            (b) Loss of 2 eyes or 2 limbs or one eye and one limb Rs. 25,000/-

            (c) Loss of 1 eye or 1 limb in an accident Rs. 12,500/-

Payment of Premium

           The above insurance scheme is free of cost to the artisans / craft persons. The premium of the insurance for the life covered is borne by the State Government.

Procedure of Insurance coverage under the Scheme

           The artisans / craft persons are required to submit prescribed form duly filled to the Rajasthan Small Industries Corporation Limited,Udyog Bhawan, Jaipur. The Corporation of India Ltd. For this purpose the camps are also organised by the Corporation.

Mode of payment against claims

           The mode of payment is very simple. The form of claims are available with the Rajasthan Small Industries Corporation Ltd., Jaipur as well as the offices of the Life Insurance Corporation of India. On the death of the person concerned, the nominee has to submit the form duly filled alongwith the certified copy of the Death Certificate to the Rajasthan Small Industries Corporation Ltd., at Jaipur. The Corporation will forward it to the office of the Life Insurance Corporation of India and the Life Insurance Corporation will make the payment directly to the nominee.

           This security scheme for artisans / craft persons is very advantageous and all the artisans / craft persons should avail the benefits of this scheme.

SCHEME FOR RUNNING OF CARPET WEAVING TRAINING CENTRES IN RAJASTHAN

Scheme contents:-

1.  Duration 12 months
2.  (a) No. of Trainees per course                                 30 Nos.
     (b) No. of Looms                                                      6 Nos.
3.  Instructor per course                                                 2  Nos.
4.  Rate of Stipend per trainee                                      Rs. 400/- per month
5.  Honorarium for Instructor per month                       Rs. 2500/- per month

6.  Payment of lump sum grant not exceeding Rs. 500/- per trainee to the implementing agency as compensation for wastage of raw materials used during the training period.

7.  Payment of rent not exceeding a sum of Rs. 2500/- per month. Premises where training is to be undertaking subject to actuals (Rs. 1500/- per month).

8.  A lump sum grant not exceeding Rs. 10,000/- per year to the Institution/ Corporation to meet contingencies.

9.  A lump sum grant not exceeding Rs. 5000/- towards design assistance.

Pattern of Financial Assistance per training scheme:
 
SNo.  As per DC(HC)Scheme Amount in Rs. lacs As per RSIC proposal Amount In Rs. lacs 
1. Stipend 300x30x12    1.08 400x30x12      1.44
2. Honorarium 2500x2x12    0.60 2500x2x12      0.60
3. Carpet looms 6 Nos.    0.25  6 Nos.      0.25
4. Raw materials &Compensation
500x30
   0.15 500x30      0.15
5. Rent accommodation 2500x12    0.30 1500x12      0.18
6. Contingencies    0.10 -      0.10
7. Design Assistance    0.50 -      0.05
                Total Expenditure:          2.53        -                                                        2.77

SCHEME FOR RUNNING OF TRAINING CENTRES OF DIFFERENT CRAFTS UNDER
"GURU SHISHYA PARAMPARA"

                             The objectives of the training are as under:-

1.   To increase the production base of crafts having a market demand
2.   To revive rare and dying crafts
3.   To impart skills to urban & rural youth for self-employment

The main features of the scheme are as under:-

1.   Duration of training course                                  12 months
2.   Number of trainees per course                            15 Nos.
3.   Mastercraftsmen - National or State Awardee      1
4.   Rate of stipend per trainee                                   Rs. 400/- per month
5.   Honorarium to Mastercraftsman                           Rs. 2000/- per month
6.   The supply of tool kits and raw materials will be made available by RSIC. The provision of Rs. 500/- and Rs. 1000/- per
       trainee as compensation for wastage of raw material and tool kits will be made. In case of Mastercrasftsmen agreed to
       arange raw materials and tool kits at his own cost, the end products will also be retained by him.
7.    Payment of Rs. 1500/- per month for premises rent and Rs. 3000/- to Rs. 6000/- for contingencies and administrative
       expenses.
8.    A lump sum grant of Rs. 10,000 per training session as fee for design input/technology upgradation(subject to actuals).

            The estimated cost per training centre worked out to Rs. 75,000 for 6 months duration.

DISTRICTWISE NUMBER OF HANDICRAFT UNITS & ARTISANS IN
        HOUSEHOLD AND NON HOUSEHOLD SECTOR IN RAJASTHAN(*)

    ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
    District                   House Hold Sector               HH               Non-HH Sector                         Both Sectors
                                  -------------------              Units              ----------------                          -------------
                                  Units            Artisan            Hiring             Units Artisans                             Units Artisans
                                                      -------            Artisans
                                                 HHM    Hired
    ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
    Ajmer                             1602             5122                78               62                      0              0                                           1602            5200
    Alwar                               611              2123                  0                 0                      0              0                                              611           2123
    Banswara                       1010             2677                  3                 2                      0              0                                            1010           2680
    Baran                              2480             9277                  0                 0                      0              0                                            2480           9277

    Barmer                            6926           20732                17                 3                      4              8                                            6930        20757
    Bharatpur                       1627             8454                 0                  0                      0              0                                            1627         8454
    Bhilwara                         1436             4990                 0                  0                       0             0                                            1436         4990
    Bikaner                           1630             5016                 0                  0                       0             0                                            1630         5016

    Bundi                              1807             5812                 0                  0                       0            0                                             1807        5812
    Chittorgarh                    4085           11897               25                25                       0            0                                             4085      11922
    Churu                              1406            4980                 0                  0                       0            0                                             1406        4980
    Dausa                                842            2168               20                11                      0             0                                               842        2188

    Dholpur                          1037             3669                0                  0                      0             0                                             1037         3669
    Dungarpur                       972             2507                0                   0                     0              0                                              972         2507
    Hanumangarh                 196               846                0                   0                     0              0                                              196           846
    Jaipur                           51613         165895           3205             1454              1847         5872                                          53460     174972

    Jaisalmer                        3083            6793                  2                   2                 38             59                                             3121        6854
    Jalore                                946            2832                  0                   0                 54           263                                             1000        3095
    Jhalawar                         1794            6384                  0                   0                   0               0                                             1794        6384
    Jhunjhunu                       678            2387                  0                   0                   0               0                                               678        2387

    Jodhpur                       23036          60890             3480             1788               195          1452                                          23231     65822
    Kota                               1922            6148                   0                   0                 41            416                                            1963       6564
    Nagaur                           3054          10770                   0                   0                  2                8                                             3056     10778
    Pali                                    830            2830                 21                  7                   0                0                                               830       2851

    Rajsamand                     1697            4379                 13               12                    0               0                                              1697       4392
    Sawai Madhopur            745            1730                   0                 0                    0               0                                                745        1730
    Sikar                                1809            5202                 38               28                    0               0                                              1809        5240
    Sirohi                               1151           3177                   4                 4                    0               0                                               1151        3181

    Shri Ganganagar            1625           6742                   0                 0                   0               0                                                1625        6742
    Tonk                                  486           1643                   0                 0                   0               0                                                  486        1643
    Udaipur                           4554         14552                 92               77                   0               0                                                4554      14644

    State Total                    126690      392624              6998         3475             2181          8078                                           128871     407700

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                                                                 (*) Courtesy - NCAER(1995 -96 CENSUS)

HANDICRAFTS EXPORT FIGURES OF RAJASTHAN

       Authorised Government agencies have been approached to get the details of handicrafts items exported from Rajasthan State, but we have been given to understand that such figures are not maintained state-wise. The figures given below in this regard have therefore, been collected from different export connected agencies of Rajasthan state as well as our field offices in Rajasthan and could therefore, altered to some extent.
 
 
Sl. No.
YEAR
Export Figures
(Rs. In Crores)
Source
1.
1995-96
225.11
RICO  PSICII  M&SEC  EXPORT  ASSOC.,  JODHPUR
2.
1996-97
318.49
-do-
3.
1997-98
441.47
                                           -do- 
4.
1998-99
696.03
                                           -do-
5.
1999-2000
766.69
                                           -do-

FOCUSED DISTRICT/CLUSTERS IN RAJASTHAN

FOCUSED

SNo
District
Total Artisans
1.
AJMER
  5200
2.
BARAN
  9277
3.
   BARMER
20757
4.
  BIANER
 5016
5.
            CHITORGARH
11922
6.
JAIPUR
174972
7.
        JAISALMER
  6054
8.
                       SAWAI MADHOPUR
  1730
9.
  UDAIPUR
14644

CLUSTER

        1.                                                         JODHPUR                                                                                                      65822

ASSETS CREATED IN RESPECT OF C.D.C. , WORKSHED-CUM-HOUSING &
EMPORIUM IN RASJASTHAN

SNO Name of NGO/Corporation Scheme Assets Created
1. M/s Hadoti Hastshilp Sansthan, Kota C.D.C. Land & Building Created, equipment & Machinery in start
2. M/s Rajasthan Hastkala Udyog Vyapar, Makrana C.D.C. Non-functional. Recovery ased by Headquarters
3. M/s Urmul Rural Health Research & Development Trust, Bikaner C.D.C. Land & Building, Equipment & Machinery is Created.
4. M/s Social Work & Research Centre Tilonia,Ajmer C.D.C. Land & Building, Equipment & Machinery in Start
5. M/s Barti India, Udaipur C.D.C. Land & Building erected
6. M/s Swami Vivekanand Welfare Society, Jaipur C.D.C. Inspection awaited
7. M/s Artisans Development Society Alwar, Rajasthan Workshed Major part of construction is completed.
8. M/s Artisan Aliens, Jawaja Workshed Major part of construction is completed
9. M/s Society to Uplift Rural Economy Barmer C.D.C. Building constructed out of grant sanction
10. Rajasthan Small Industries Corporation Jaipur a)Renovation of Emporium at Amber Chowk,Jaipur Furniture & fixture installed


b)Renovation  of Emporium at Mount Abu
c)Wood seasoning Plant at Jodhpur
Furniture & fixture installed

WORK IN PROGRESS

ARTISANS BENEFITED THROUGH DEPARTMENTAL PROGRAMMES(*)
DURING LAST THREE YEARS

                               ________________________ARTISANS____________________________________
 
SNo Year SC ST OBC Women Minorities  Handicapped Other Total
1. 1997-98 13 1 8 4 5 1 64 96
2. 1998-99 15 1 8 6 9 1 67 107
3. 1999-2000 17 - 93 6 11 2 37 166

 ( *) Besides the departmental programmes, the artisans of Rajasthan benefited through the Corporation,
  NGO received grant of imparting the schemes of office of the Development Commissioner (Handicrafts)
in different Schemes, the details are yet to be collected.

NAME & ADDRESSES OF CONTACT OFFICES

STATE LEVEL
SNO
NAME
DESIGNATION
ADDRESS
TELEPHONE
FAX
WEBSITE /E-MAIL
1. Shri Inder Jeet  Khanna,IAS Chief Secretary Secretariate Rajasthan,Jaipur Off.   380114/380254
Res    561324/510668
0141-380114 csraj@rajasthan.net
2. Shri Arvind Mayaram,IAS Secretary Industries Secretariate
Rajasthan,Jaipur
Off.     380459
Res.    365620
0141-380271 BIPJPR@raj.nic.in
3. Ms. Seema Bahuguna,IAS Director of Industries Udyog Bhawan
Tilak Marg,Jaipur
Off.     380796
Res.    518281
0141-380796
-
4. Ms. Neelima Johri,
IAS
Managing Director Rajasthan Small
Industries,Cor.,Ltd.
Udyog Bhawan
Off.     380680
Res.    357585
0141-380046 rajsico@jprvsnl.net.in
 India Craft.com.Indo      Bazar.com
5. Shri Madan Jain  President Jodhpur Handicrafts Exporters Assoc. 38 B, Ajit Colony,Jodhpur Off.  510165
Res. 510005/510065 
0291-510165
6. Shri Jagat Pal Singh
IAS(Retd.)
Secretary,Indian Institute of Crafts & Design B-16/A,Bhawani Singh Road,'C'Scheme,Jaipur  off.    383548
Res.  202323
0141-383492 iicad@ip1.dot.net.in

CENTRAL LEVEL



7. Smt. Tinoo Joshi
IAS
Development Commissioner for Handicrafts West Block No. 7 R.K.Puram,New Delhi-110066 off.  6106902/6103562
Res. 4670647
011-6163085 dch@mantraonline.com
8. Shri Susheel Kumar
IAS
Addl. Development Commissioner for Handicrafts West Block No. 7
R.K.Puram, New Delhi-110066
Off.  6103206
Res. 6490437
011-6163085 dch@mantraonline.com
9. Shri R.K.Meena Deputy Director (H) National Craft Institute for Hand Printed  Textiles,Sarpanch House,Tonk Rd. Jaipur Off.  595612
Res. 591645
0141-595612                      -
10. Shri V.K. Verma Asstt. Director (H) Marketing & Service Ext. Centre,21 A, Pratap Nagar.,15 Tonk Road, Jaipur off.  703585
Res.760365
               -                      -               
11. Shri J. Nagaraju Asstt. Director(Tex) PSICII, Sarpanch House
Tonk Road,Jaipur
Off.  596364
Res.    -
0141-595612                      -      
12. Sh. S..L.Dangayach  Asstt. Director (H) CWTSC,Jhotwara
Jaipur
Off.  341168
Res.547023
              -                      - 
13. Shri K. Ram Asstt. Director(H) M&Sec., Prakash Bhawan,Ratnada,Jodhpur Off.  513526
 
0291-513526                      -
14. Shri A.R. Chaudhuri Regional Director Northern Region Office
West Block No. 8
R.K. Puram, New Delhi
Off.  6175784
Res. 6131664
011-6168479 dch@mantraonline.com