Shravasti

  • Shravasti
  • Tribal Craft

    Tribal Craft

    The craft made at Shravasti are mainly handmade and people of Tharu tribe of the district are engaged in making these traditional craft which are supplied to Local Market and National & International Market. It is a traditional sector and applies to a wide range of creative and design activities that are related to making things with one's hands and skill, including work with textiles, moldable and rigid materials, paper, plant fibers, etc. Moreover, the craftsmen also make variety of products including cloth sheets, covers, tablecloth and more. The exquisite embroidery done through patching on women suits by these craftsmen is also quite popular.

    Introduction

    Shravasti was carved out from districts of Gonda and Bahraich. Bhinga town is district Headquarter. Shravasti district is a part of Devipatan Division. Shravasti shares its border with district Balrampur, Gonda and Bahraich. Bhinga, is approximately 175 kilometres away from state capital, Lucknow. Shravasti is located near River Rapti. The district is one of the main sites for Buddhist pilgrimage as well Jain Pilgrimage. The total forest area in Shravasti district is 34,238 hectare.

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    • Small Industries

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    • Agro Based
    • Ready-Made Garments and Embroidery
    • Wood/Wooden Based Furniture
    • Paper and Paper Products
    • Rubber, Plastic and Petro Based
    • Metal Based
    • Engineering Units
    • Repairing and Servicing

    The culture for the city provides best handicraft artist and cottage manufactures to promote art and handicraft items of Aligarh to entire India. The artisans in Aligarh provide best design ivory sculptures, leather good, woodcraft along with traditional clothes and materials.