Bhadohi

  • Bhadohi
  • Carpet (Dari)

    Carpet (Dari)

    Bhadohi district is world famous for the production and export of carpets with distinctive and outstanding designs. There are approximately 63,000 artisans in the district who are associated with this work. The total number of looms in the district is more than 1 lakh and over 500 export units are established here. Handmade carpets are very popular in luxury markets internationally.

    Introduction

    Bhadohi District was carved out from Varanasi district on June 30, 1994 as the 65th district of Uttar Pradesh. Previous name of Bhadohi was Sant Ravidas Nagar. The district is widely known for its Carpet (Dari) work which is why the district is also known as ‘Carpet city’ as it is home to the largest hand-knotted carpet weaving industry hubs in South Asia. The Indian Institute of Carpet Technology, the only Institute of its kind in Asia is located here and was established by Ministry of Textiles in 2001. Area wise Bhadohi is the smallest district of Uttar Pradesh. An area of 175 Hectare is covered under reserved, protected, private and unclassified forests, which is about 1.70% of the total area of the district.

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    • Small Industries

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    • Major Industries

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    • Carpet Industry

    • Agro Based
    • Soda Water and Tobacco
    • Cotton Textile
    • Woolen, Silk and Artificial Thread Based Clothes
    • Ready-Made Garments and Embroidery
    • Wooden Based Furniture
    • Paper and Paper Products
    • Leather Based Product
    • Chemical Based
    • Rubber, Plastic and Petro Based Industry
    • Engineering Units
    • Electrical Machinery and Transport Equipment

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