The Scheme of Training under the Practicing Mastercraftsman
The state holds immense scope for promotion and development of handloom and handicraft sector. The main objective of this scheme is to retain the traditional art and skills of the people of the state, which has already been in existence, for their daily economic sustenance, and more importantly to preserve the products, which are of national importance and pride. To accelerate the growth of this sector, the Department sponsors local youths for Training within the boundaries of the State and outside the State with stipend at Rs. 500/- per month. Besides these, under this scheme the practicing master craftsman, is given an honorarium at Rs. 1000/- per month.