• Bahraich
  • Wheat Stalk (Handicraft) Products

    Wheat Stalk (Handicraft) Products

    The Wheat Stalk Handicraft products made in district have gained immense popularity. Craftsmen in the region make unique artwork whose shape of the drawings is prepared on cloth frames using wheat-stalk. The brightness of these artifacts increases with time. Three craftsmen of Bahraich have been honoured with the state award for this craft.


    Bahraich is situated in North eastern part of Devipatan Division. District Bahraich has an international border with Nepal on the Northern side. The economy of Bahraich district is mainly agrarian in nature. The principal crops of the region are wheat, rice, sugarcane, pulse, and mustard. Sericulture is another occupation of the people of the region. The district has 67926 hectares of total forest cover which is 13.97% of Total Area of District. Most of the industries in this region are based on agricultural and forest products. Bahraich is one of the 21 districts of Uttar Pradesh having minority concentration and considered to be backward. The major product that is being produced here is Wheat Stalk Handicrafts.

    Food Processing

    Bahraich is not penurious for any introduction in the field of Food Processing. Pulses are harvested here in large scale being the topographical area of district as lowland. Apart, Wheat, Paddy, Maze etc. are also other crops farmed here. Vegetables, which are of daily use, also processed alongwith these food grains so that their supply can be ensured during off season. Keeping the Potato in cold storage and keeping green peas as fresh through processing, are one of the major cottage/small scale industries available in this district. Presently a big portion of rural population of Bahraich is involved in the field of food processing.

    • Tehsils


    • Blocks


    • Village


    • Small Industries


    • Major Industries


    • Wheat Stalk Handicraft
    • Sugar Mill
    • Agro Based
    • Cotton Textile
    • Jute Based Industries
    • Embroidery Industries
    • Wooden Furniture
    • Paper Products
    • Mineral Based Industries
    • Brick Making
    • Repairing and Services etc.

    Many cities across the country are approaching toward Hand made products industries. Pottery and Clay products are being manufactured here at the district. Moreover small scale handicraft industries like plywood, furniture, wooden toys, show pieces, mementoes and other utility articles at are also manufactured at Bahraich.

    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