Mahoba

  • Mahoba
  • Gaura stone

    Gaura stone

    Mahoba is known nationwide for its exquisite gaura stone craft. Gaura stone craft is made of radiant white colored stone that is predominantly found in this region. The stone craft holds a very special place in the world of art and craft. Gaura stone has a soft texture. It is cut into several pieces which are then used for making various craft items that are used for ornamental purpose. Artisans from Mahoba are known worldwide for their unique artworks of unmatched specimens of Gaura stone handicraft.

    Introduction

    Mahoba is a small district of Uttar Pradesh that is a part of Chitrakoot Division. Mahoba town is the district headquarters. It lies in the Bundelkhand region. It lies near to historical places like Khajuraho, Laundi, Kulpahar, Charkhari, Kalinjar, Orchha, and Jhansi. The district was carved out from the erstwhile Hamirpur district on 11 February 1995.

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    • Village

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    • Registered
      Industrial Units

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    • Small Industries

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    • Gaura Stone industry
    • Storage Battery industry
    • Readymade Garments industry
    • Shoe & Leather Products industry
    • Food Processing industry

    • Agro based
    • Soda water
    • Cotton textile
    • Woolen, silk & artificial thread based clothes
    • Ready-made/Hosiery garments & embroidery
    • Wood/wooden based furniture
    • Paper & Paper products
    • Leather based
    • Chemical/Chemical based
    • Mineral based
    • Metal based (Steel Fab.)
    • Metal Products
    • Machinery/Engineering units
    • Electrical machinery
    • Repairing & servicing

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    Relevant Schemes & Policies

    S.No Department Scheme
    1 Development Commissioner (Handicrafts), Ministry of Textiles Ambedkar Hastshilp Vikas Yojana
    2 Development Commissioner (Handicrafts), Ministry of Textiles Mega Cluster
    3 Development Commissioner (Handicrafts), Ministry of Textiles Marketing Support & Services
    4 Development Commissioner (Handicrafts), Ministry of Textiles Research & Development
    5 Development Commissioner (Handicrafts), Ministry of Textiles Rajiv Gandhi Shilpi Swasthya Bima Yojana
    6 Development Commissioner (Handicrafts), Ministry of Textiles Aam Admi Bima Yojana
    7 Development Commissioner (Handicrafts), Ministry of Textiles Margin Money Scheme for Artisans under MUDRA Yojna
    8 Department of MSME & Export  Promotion MSME Schemes
    9 Export Promotion Bureau, GoUP Export Promotional Schemes
    10 MSME Policy - 2017 Department of MSME & Export Promotion, GoUP
    11 Infrastructure and Industrial Investment Policy - 2012 Department of MSME & Export Promotion, GoUP
    12 ODOP CFC (Common Facility Centre) Scheme
    13 ODOP Market Development Assistance Scheme
    14 ODOP Finance Assistance Scheme
    15 ODOP Skill Development & Toolkit Distribution Scheme
    16 Ministry of Skill Development & Entrepreneurship Pradhan Mantri Kaushal VikasYojana (PMKVY)
    17 Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Department of Commerce How to Export (Step by Sstep Approach)
    18 Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Department of Commerce Foreign Trade Policy