Govt To Promote Dying Kashmir Handicrafts Online

SRINAGAR – The Government is working to tie up with TATA Consultancy Services (TCS), Flipkart, Amazon and other such type of services so that famous Kashmir Handicrafts could reach to every corner of the world, Divisional Commissioner Kashmir Baseer Ahmad Khan said on Saturday. “There is a big chunk of population in downtown and requires […]

Handicrafts Dept Holds Exhibition Cum Sale Event ?

SRINAGAR- Handicrafts department Kashmir Tuesday organized a day long exhibition cum sale and awareness programme at Exhibition Ground, Kashmir Haat, Srinagar. Joint Director Handicrafts department Kashmir Sajid Yahya Naqaash,  who was  the chief guest on the occasion said  that the motive of the programme is to develop rapport and impactful coordination between trainers and trainees. He […]

GST handicaps Kashmir handicrafts

Srinagar- On a warm summer day, Ghulam Mohammad (name changed), a papier-mache dealer at Boulevard road, the most coveted tourist hub in Kashmir, is taking a siesta in his shop on a wooden bed as a song by legendary singer Mohammad Rafi from the movie Hum Dono plays out from a radio in a sombre […]

Substantial tax reduction on Handicrafts benefit JK traders: Drabu

September- JK Government’s proposal to slash taxes for protecting small traders of the State prevailed in the recent Goods and Service Tax (GST) Council meet with the forum agreeing to substantial reduction of tax on handicrafts and walnut. Conceding the demand of the traders involved in the Handicrafts sector of the State, J&K Government pleaded […]

Bhat reviews activities of Handicrafts Corporation

Srinagar- Vice Chairperson J&K Handicrafts (Sales & Export Corporation) Nizam-Ud-Din Bhat on Thursday chaired a meeting to review business activities of the Corporation and discussed various avenues for further promotional innovative strategies. Managing Director, FA&CAO and Deputy General Manager of the Corporation gave a detailed account of working of the Corporation. The meeting highlighted the […]

Handlooms, Handicrafts Social Sectors of Cultural, Economic Value?

New Delhi- Vice Chairman for Handloom and Handicrafts Development Corporations, Nizam-ud-Din Bhat Saturday said that the Government is committed to provide all possible support to artisans to sustain and promote art and craft of Jammu and Kashmir which is renowned globally. The VC was speaking at a review meeting of handlooms in regional office Delhi. […]

VC Handicrafts Corp for innovative methods to boost business

Srinagar- Vice Chairman for Handicraft Development Corporation, Nizam-ud-Din Bhat Saturday called for innovative methods to redesign business strategy of the Corporation to boost its business. The VC was speaking in a meeting to review Corporation’s business activities. The meeting discussed avenues for further promotional innovative strategies in detail with senior officers of the Corporation. It […]

Handicrafts Board sets sales target of Rs 20 Cr for current fiscal

Srinagar- The JK Handicrafts (Sales & Export) Corporation (JKHC) has achieved sales worth Rs 2.6 crore during the first quarter of the current financial year. This was stated at the 122nd Board of Directors meeting of the Corporation held at Civil Secretariat under the chairmanship of Minister for Industries and Commerce Chander Prakash Ganga. Speaking […]

J&K Handicrafts Exports Fall

SRINAGAR: Exports of world famous handicrafts of Jammu and Kashmir fell to Rs 1,059 crore in 2015-16 financial year, from Rs 1,695 crore in 2013-14. As per the figures released by Industries and Commerce Ministry, there has been a fall in exports while as the production has gone up. As many as Rs 1,695.65 crore […]