Training and skill building

Common Facility Centre (Himachal Pradesh)

CIBART established a Common Facility Centre (CFC) in Bagthan, Sirmour district, Himachal Pradesh with initial funding support by Development Commissioner (DC - Handicrafts), Ministry of Textiles, Government of India for bamboo working machines. The purpose was to conduct training on bamboo crafts and bamboo furniture to improve livelihoods of the bamboo working community and serve as a resource centre for bamboo artisans.

Skill development on bamboo crafts, products and furniture in Himachal Pradesh

With funding support from District Rural Development Agency (DRDA), Divisional Watershed Development Officer (DWDO), National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD), Department of Industry, Himachal Pradesh, National Bamboo Mission (NBM), over 750 community members were trained on bamboo crafts, bamboo furniture making and small products making from 2010 to date.

Common Facility Centre (Maharashtra)

CIBART established a Common Facility Centre in Kudal, Ratnagiri district with funding supporting by DC - Handicrafts, Ministry of Textiles, Government of India. The purpose was to conduct training on bamboo crafts and bamboo furniture to improve livelihoods of bamboo working community and serve as a resource centre for bamboo artisans.