• 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.


    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.


    Shravasti district is well famed for furniture manufacturing. Wood used in the manufacturing is supplied locally up to the 97% of total demand. Because this district is well prosperous in forest resources. Rosewood, Teakwood, Acacia Wood (Babool), Neem wood etc. are used in manufacturing of furniture. In every ceremony organized in the city, locally made furniture is used. Main reason of extensive use of furniture is its credibility. In the national level exhibitions, furniture manufactured here, are displayed. Marketing of the products manufactured here is done in nearby cities too. Furniture industry has an important role in providing employment.

    • Tehsils


    • Blocks


    • Village


    • Small Industries


    • Major Industries



    • 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.

    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