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Department Of Handicrafts, Textile And Coir

The Department of Handicrafts, Textile & Coir has been formulated by delinking Training-Cum-Production centers attached with State Directorate of Craftsman Training vide Notification No. 23/1/87-GA&C(Vol.II)/1492dated 09-05-2013. Further the Notification amending the business of Government of Goa(Allocation) Rules 1987 has been published in Official Gazette under Series 1, No. 7dated 16/05/2013.

This Department conducts training in various handicrafts courses like Tailoring & Embroidery, Bamboo Craft, Pottery Craft, Coir Weaving & Spinning, Handloom Weaving, Power Loom Weaving, Wood Carving & Carpentry, Batik Printing, etc. in order to expertise the skill of existing craftsman and imparting basic skills to New artisans.

The Department had framed a scheme viz “Goa Integrated Skill Development Scheme – 2014” under which local youths, young widow women, school dropouts and segment from rural areas are trained in various Handicrafts,Textile & Coir trades so as to make them self-sufficient to earn their daily livelihood. This scheme later was re-named as “Vishwakarma Kaushal Yojana-”..The Department helps the trained artisans in marketing their products by allowing them to participate in the exhibitions organised by various state and national level organisations.

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Shri Sudhir Kerkar
Director - Department of Handicrafts, Textile & Coir
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Craft Complex, Neuginagar
Panaji - Goa
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+91 832 2226153
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Shri Bala T. Korgaonkar
Assistant Director Training

 

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Craft Complex, Neuginagar
Panaji – Goa
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Application Form for Undergoing Training In Handicrafts Trades Offered By The Department
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Official Gazette – 7-7(47)/AH/2015-16/6529
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Official Gazette – 3/2/2014/HT&C/64
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Official Gazette – DCS/S/Food Security/2014-15/533
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Shri Shrikant B. Naik
Assistant Public Information Officer / Head Clerk


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Craft Complex. Neuginagar, Panaji-Goa
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dhtcgoa@gmail.com
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0832 2226153
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Shri Ashok Shetye
Assistant Public Information Officer I / Technical Officer


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Craft Complex, Neuginagar
Panaji - Goa
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dhtcgoa[at]gmail[dot]com
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0832 2226153
7588446160
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Shri Bala T Korgaonkar
Public Information Officer / Assistant Director (Training)


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Craft Complex, Neuginagar
Panaji - Goa
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dhtcgoa[at]gmail[dot]com
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+91 0832 2226153
9657104353
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Shri Arvind V. Bugde
First Appellate Authority / Director


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Craft Complex, Neuginagar
Panaji - Goa
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arvind.bugde@gov.in
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+91 832 2226153
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