Question: How to get information of ongoing clusters.

Ans. Information could be provided by our concerned field offices or regional offices of runningcluster under their residing area / district / block. the said information is


available on our officialwebsite ie 



Question: Which are important handicraft producing clusters in the country?

Ans. The important handicrafts producing clusters in the country for achieving higher exportsof handicraft are as under:

• Moradabad (UP) for Art metalwares and imitation jewellery.

• Shaharanpur (UP) for Wooden Crafts and Wrought Iron handicrafts.

• Jodhpur (Rajasthan) for Wooden, Wrought Iron and Sea Shell handicrafts

• Narsapur (AP) for Lace and Lace goods.

• Srinagar (J&K) for carpets.

• Bhadohi, Mirzapur (UP) for carpets.

• Jaipur (Rajasthan) for carpets.

Question:Who are the eligible organizations for applying for the project under AHVY?

Answer: Central / State Handloom and Handicrafts Development Corporations and otherGovt. Corporations / agencies promoted by State Government or organization promoted byFinancial Institutions / banks and NIFT, NID, University Department, DRDA, NISIET, ArtisansFederation, Cooperative Societies, Apex Cooperative Societies, Multi-State Co-Operative Societies,Trusts, EDIs and other similar bodies, and those Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) whichare Empanelled with DC (H) Office.

Question:Procedure for selection of fresh projects?

Answer:The NGO may submit their project proposal though online on the official websiteie  in prescribed format for the development of cluster artisans.On the basis of documentary evidence and project viability and categorization of NGOs etc., theThe respective AD (H) will recommend through online to concerned Regional Offices and Hd. Qr.Office, New Delhi for consideration. At the time of recommendation, the respective AD (H) / RDslevel may check their Empanelment under DC (H) office and NITI Aayog registration forconsideration in Hd. Qr. level in case of NGOs / Trusts

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