Pradesh State Handicrafts & Handloom Corporation Limited (An H.P.
State Government Undertaking) came into being in the year 1974 with the
objective to assist and promote the interests of the poor weavers and artisans
of the state. The Corporation ensures the overall welfare of artisans and
weavers by imparting training, design inputs, raw material, reviving the
languishing crafts and providing them marketing facilities through its chain of
emporia located within and outside the state. Apace with changing trends and
preferences the Corporation plays the key role in evolving new designs through
the designers appointed from NIFT with the financial assistance and support of
the Ministry of Textiles, Govt. of India, New Delhi.
The Corporation is running a handloom cluster development scheme in Kulllu
(Himachal Pradesh) under Integrated Handloom Cluster Development Scheme with
the financial assistance of the Ministry of Textiles, Govt. of India, New
The highlights of the cluster scheme since
its inception is as under:-