• To promote new artisans/entrepreneurs and craftsmen for enterprise development.

  • Integrated and inclusive model for the overall development and promotion of the handicraft sector of various states.

  • Procure their products at a fair price and market.

  • Help them find markets for their products in the country and abroad.

  • To create handicraft sourcing hubs as centers of excellence with well integrated forward and backward linkages.

  • Increase competitiveness of handicraft exporters.

  • To provide adequate in-frastructural support for improved quality and productivity, to enable access of artisans to a larger market segment, both domestic and international.

  • To establish specific integrated approach for cottage crafts which is lacking because currently the efforts are driven by individuals relationships.

  • To ensure that the artisan and the manufacturers are benefitted.