Baseline survey of 20,000 carpet artisans under Srinagar Mega Carpet Cluster Scheme
- With a view to identify the problems/ difficulties being confronted by carpet artisans, a baseline survey of 20000 artisans of Srinagar Mega Carpet Cluster has been sanctioned by O/o Development Commissioner (Handicrafts),Ministry of Textiles, Govt. of India .
- The baseline survey of practising carpet artisans of Srinagar District is in progress and necessary information/ data is being obtained from artisans in the prescribed format .As many as 1400 active carpet artisans have been covered till date.
- Since 20,000 artisans are to be covered, and the Institute shall have to conduct survey of craft concentrated areas of other Districts like Budgam, Baramulla, which are nearer to Srinagar District.