District Handicraft Department in the District is headed by Assistant Director Handicraft ( Sh. Ankush Hans) , Contact No.-01991-244187.

In order to give greater impetus to the development of handicrafts, the Government have been constantly introducing new programmes and schemes. Craft Bazars and Expos are being organized in many places in the country and in these exhibitions the artisans come directly into contact with the customers and sell their products without the intervention of the middlemen. The artisans have been able to earn crores of rupees through these diversified marketing out-lets. To ensure that artisan have enough liquidity the Government has introduced Artisan Credit Card Scheme under which the Government pays 10% interest subsidy on loans upto to Rs.1.00 lacs for a period of 5 years.


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NAME OF OFFICER Desingation Acting As Contact No
Fareed Kohli Development Officer Jammu PIO 9419114207
Chander Mohini Sharma Assistant Director APIO 9419772844
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