Mainpuri

  • Mainpuri
  • Tarkashi Art

    Tarkashi Art

    Tarkashi is a technique of inlaying brass, copper or silver wires in wood. It is a unique and artistic product of this district. It is used for decorating jewellery boxes, name plaque and other similar items. Along with this, the amazing art of Tarkashi can be seen in door panels, trays and lamps, sandook (chest), decorative pieces, tables, flower pots etc. Usually, Sheesham wood is used for this art in Mainpuri. The process of inlaying metal into wood carvings is a laborious and highly skilled work. The process involves carving of the design from a piece of paper onto a hard block of wood in the form of deep and thin grooves. Then the wires are placed in the grooves and knocked into the position by a hammer.

    Introduction

    Mainpuri district comes under Agra Division. Mainpuri town is its district headquarters. This district falls under south western zone in the western region of Uttar Pradesh. It is bounded by Etah on the north, Farrukhabad & Kannauj District on East, Etawah on the south and Firozabad and Etah district on the west.

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    • Ready-made garments & embroidery
    • Wood/wooden based furniture
    • Engineering units
    • Electrical machinery and transport equipment
    • 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