Ministry of Textiles04-March, 2013 17:10 IST
Upliftment of Handicrafts
The schemes being implemented for promotion and development and upliftment of handicrafts in the country include: Baba SahebAmbedkarHastshilpVikasYojana (AHVY); Design and Technology Upgradation (DTU); Marketing Support and Services (MSS); Human Resourc

 

 

The schemes being implemented for promotion and development and upliftment of handicrafts in the country include:  Baba SahebAmbedkarHastshilpVikasYojana (AHVY); Design and Technology Upgradation (DTU); Marketing Support and Services (MSS); Human Resource Development (HRD); Research and Development (R&D); and Handicrafts Artisans Comprehensive Welfare Scheme.  The details of financial assistance provided under these scheme, scheme-wise and state-wise during 2011-12 is as per Annexure-I attached.

 

As reported by Export Promotion Council for Handicraft and Carpet Export Promotion Council, the Country-wise export of handicrafts items as well as handmade carpets and other floor covering during the last three years are as under:-

 

Country-wise exports  of Handicrafts for the last three  years (Prov.)

 

S.No.

Country

2009-10

2010-11

2011-12

 

 

Amount Rupees in Crores

Amount Rupees in Crores

Amount Rupees in Crores

1.

Australia

117.30

146.11

187.25

2.

Canada

248.13

301.54

314.82

3.

France

386.60

468.99

536.48

4.

Germany

782.57

947.35

1025.07

5.

Italy

294.58

361.77

417.43

6.

Japan

201.65

243.76

218.04

7.

Netherland

248.70

305.11

374.35

8.

UAE

517.99

633.57

1148.09

9.

Switzerland

121.26

148.94

136.11

10.

U.S.A.

2489.19

3012.45

3398.98

11.

U.K.

928.06

1123.32

1176.99

12.

LAC

144.56

181.15

418.20

13.

Other Countries

2238.35

2659.90

3623.44

 

Total:

8718.94

10533.96

12975.25

                                                     

 

 

 

 

Country-wise Exports of Handmade Carpets and other floor coverings for the last three years (Prov.)

 

Sl. No.

Country

2009-10

2010-11

2011-12

 

 

Amount Rupees Crores

Amount Rupees Crores

Amount Rupees Crores

1.                   

Argentina

8.93

10.67

7.88

2.                   

Australia

63.65

76.03

140.47

3.                   

Austria

25.72

30.72

26.05

4.                   

Belgium

10.56

12.61

70.66

5.                   

Brazil

12.91

15.42

56.65

6.                   

Canada

30.72

36.70

94.06

7.                   

Denmark

16.02

19.14

40.04

8.                   

Finland

10.5

12.54

11.08

9.                   

France

40.55

48.44

92.73

10.              

Germany

551.42

718.55

621.90

11.               

Italy

10.51

12.55

108.84

12.               

Japan

45.75

54.65

55.83

13.               

Netherlands

15.05

17.98

78.93

14.               

Norway

4.09

4.89

15.99

15.               

Sweden

10.51

12.55

66.54

16.               

Switzerland

20.51

24.50

16.63

17.               

Spain

15.01

17.93

61.84

18.               

U.S.A.

1149.95

1,174.63

1,794.75

19.               

U.K.

80.22

95.82

266.84

20.              

Others

382.75

596.38

955.37

 

Total

2505.33

2,992.70

4,583.08

 

The total export of handicrafts during 2012-13 (upto January, 2013) is Rs.12556.45 crores and of handmade carpet (upto January, 2013) is Rs.4405.88 crores.

The country-wise export data for the current year is yet to be compiled.

 

Imports of handicrafts based on 207 ITC HS codes and imports of handmade carpets and other floor covering under import of 58HS Codes are as under:-

(Import) (Rs.Incrores)

Years

Handicrafts

Carpet and other floor covering

Total

2009-10

2562.62

177.04

2739.66

2010-11

3405.09

214.59

3619.68

2011-12

5048.38

281.42

5329.80

2012-13

(upto Sept’ 2012)

2783.43

153.27

2936.70

 

  To create awareness among the people regarding handicrafts, there exist a website www.craftsclustersofindia.in where State-wise/District-wise information on crafts and clusters are available.

 

            The steps taken by the Government to increase the sale and awareness of wood handicrafts of Maharashtra and other handicrafts products are setting up of Urban Haat in various parts of the country on the pattern of DilliHaat to provide direct marketing facilities to artisans; organization of Gandhi Shilp Bazar; craft bazar, exhibitions, seminar/workshop etc.; setting up of marketing hubs in metros, sourcing hub in clusters warehousing facilities and emporia at important locations in the country; publicity through print and electronic media and publicity through IT related medium like dedicated web sites.

           

 The major handicraftsof State of Karnataka are wood inlay, rose wood,  wood carving, sandalwood carving, wooden lacquarware, wooden educational toys, stone carving, metal craft, handmade agarbathi, cane & bamboo,  pottery, terracotta, kasuti/empbroidery and batik etc.

 

 

 

ANNEXURE-I

 

Annexure-I referred to in reply to part (a) of LokSabhaUnstarred Question No. 1121 for answer on 04.03.2013

 

Statement showing STATE-WISE, SCHEME-WISE FUNDS RELEASED UNDER HANDICRAFTS SCHEMES DURING 2011-12

 

 

 

Rs. In Lakhs

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

AHVY

Design

Marketing

HRD

R&D

Welfare

Total

Sl.No.

State

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1

Andhra Pradesh

200.82

17.04

172.47

55.99

18.99

 

465.31

2

A & N Island

0

0

0

6.36

0

 

6.36

3

Arunachal Pradesh

76.81

15.4

9.95

31.21

0

 

133.37

4

Assam

420.08

186.88

642.34

78.54

42.45

 

1370.29

5

Bihar

21.20

18.25

43.23

43.76

0

 

126.44

6

Chandigarh

3.55

0

0

0

2.47

 

6.02

7

Chhattisgarh

12.81

2.70

48.53

4.19

0

 

68.23

8

Delhi

101.73

156.03

1608.13

150.16

409.42

 

2425.47

9

Daman & Diu

13.55

0

0

0

0

 

13.55

10

Goa

6.32

2.70

39.87

5.82

0

 

54.71

11

Gujarat

487.00

45.65

127.57

27.16

0

 

687.38

12

Haryana

261.46

12.20

85.85

15.33

0

 

374.84

13

Himachal Pradesh

22.61

50.88

68.37

7.07

0

 

148.93

14

Jharkhand

140.89

9.65

20.16

10.87

0

 

181.57

15

Jammu & Kashmir

307.17

24.89

67.55

60.16

2.37

 

462.14

16

Karnataka

46.20

7.35

28.65

32.28

7.35

 

121.83

17

Kerala

109.90

10.80

19.76

47.13

0

 

187.59

18

Madhya Pradesh

139.93

89.17

119.07

65.14

11.34

 

424.65

19

Maharashtra

101.22

43.97

120.97

35.99

20.34

 

322.49

20

Manipur

560.32

109.06

189.41

54.47

0

 

913.26

21

Meghalaya

110.36

5.90

22.03

18.86

0

 

157.15

22

Mizoram

70.14

7.70

0

11.57

0

 

89.41

23

Nagaland

91.09

4.37

110.92

29.03

7.5

 

242.91

24

Orissa

66.67

44.57

60.38

73.60

15.05

 

260.27

25

Punjab

123.90

24.75

35.32

49.85

0

 

233.82

26

Pondicherry

2.00

1.80

11.34

18.72

0

 

33.86

27

Rajasthan

126.84

14.40

186.58

59.47

22.66

 

409.95

28

Sikkim

49.03

21.80

11.36

16.23

0

 

98.42

29

Tamil Nadu

67.13

11.10

127.69

98.42

3.51

 

307.85

30

Tripura

58.81

23.36

43.87

111.54

0

 

237.58

31

Uttar Pradesh

932.60

909.88

445.19

390.14

15.34

 

2693.15

32

Uttaranchal

68.80

16.20

41.82

39.77

5.17

 

171.76

33

West Bengal

66.14

8.79

53.55

46.89

5.17

 

180.54

 

Total

4867.08

1897.24

4561.93

1695.72

589.13

3472.00

17083.1

 

Note:- In Welfare scheme state-wise funds are not released

 

 

 

 

This information was given by the Minister of Textiles, Shri Anand Sharma in a written reply in the Lok Sabha today.

 

   

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DS/RK

 


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