Hon. Minister for Industries, Sports and Youth Affairs Shri. E. P. Jayarajan visiting and inaugurating SMSM Institute Centenary Building Theme showroom & Exhibition center on 20th October 2020 with Mohammed Hanish IAS, Secretary, Industries department, K S Sunil Kumar, Chairman, HDCK & NK Manoj, Managing Director, HDCK (For video plz click : https://youtu.be/EW9PBW09km0)
Disbursing Loan to the Artisans belonging to backward classes in the handicrafts sector in Kerala under the assistance from the National Backward Classes Finance & Development Corporation (NBCFDC)
The objective of the scheme is to give recognition to outstanding crafts persons in the handicrafts sector
In order to promote and Market Handicrafts Corporation organizes various programs like Exhibitions, Craftsbazaar and Gandhi Shilp Bazaars across the country with the financial aid of Central and State Governemnts .This will provide direct marketing platform to the handicrafts artisans/SHGs /entrepreneurs from various parts of the country.
Design and Technology Development Workshop
The objective of the workshop is to develop new prototypes to suit the tastes and preferences of contemporary market using the traditional skill of artisans and introduction of new techniques and technologies for enhanced production.
Craft Awareness Program
This component aims to support local level awareness programs that target general public and spread awareness about our crafts. Such programs may be taken up at schools or other places where reach to wider audience can be ensured
Handicrafts Development Corporation of Kerala is running a Common Facility Service Centre (CFSC) at Thiruvananthapuram where lot of artisans are provided with the facilities for the development of crafts.