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District Handicraft Office
In District Udhampur, there is a District Handicraft office headed by Assistant Director Handicrafts, Udhampur who looks after the training programme being run in the Handicraft training centres spread across the district. There are 15 Handicrafts Training Centres in this District. The Assistant Director Handicraft also looks after the registration of artisans as well as disbursement of loan under Micro Credit Plan and Artisan Credit Card Schemes.
Industrial Cooperative Societies
The Induces wing of the department is entrusted with the job of promoting Handicraft Cooperative Societies, their registration and monitoring.
CRAFTS BEING RUN/MAINTAINED IN UDHAMPUR DISTRICT:-
The District is richly endowed with number of traditional and indigenous crafts that are renowned across the globe for their artistic brilliance. They are:-
· Stapple Embroidery
· Carpet Weaving
· Calico Printing
· Phoolkari Embroidery
· Chamba Embroidery