Hon'ble Chief Minister, Gujarat
Hon'ble Deputy Chief Minister, Gujarat
Hon'ble Minister of Cottage Industries, Gujarat
Hon'ble Chairman, GSHHDCL
The crafts of Gujarat demonstrate the symbiotic relationship between humans and nature and epitomize sustainable living for future generations. The artisans of Gujarat make ingenious use of natural and locally available materials to create magnificent products. With simple tools, adherence to traditional practices and extraordinary imaginative skills, the artisans of Gujarat develop products, unmatched in quality and creativity.
With the changing time, traditional skills are now applied to create products for the contemporary world, demonstrating convincingly that natural and handmade products are adaptable over time. Today, the hand crafted products from Gujarat have won widespread acclaim in the National and International markets.
The Government of Gujarat has played pivotal role in promoting the handloom and handicrafts sector of the State. Special initiatives taken by the Government for promotion in the National and International arena have enhanced marketability of these traditional products considerably.
Gujarat State Handloom & Handicrafts Development Corporation Ltd. (GSHHDCL), a Government of Gujarat Undertaking, is an apex state body working for the identification, revival, development and promotion of handloom and handicrafts sector of Gujarat.