• 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.


    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.

    • Tehsils


    • Blocks


    • Village


    • Small Industries


    • Major Industries


    • 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


    Relevant Schemes & Policies

    S.No Department Scheme
    1 Ministry of Textiles Insitu Upgradation Scheme for Plain Powerlooms
    2 Ministry of Textiles Group Workshed Scheme
    3 Ministry of Textiles Yarn Bank Scheme
    4 Ministry of Textiles CFC (Common Facility Centre) Scheme
    5 Ministry of Textiles Pradhan Mantri Credit Scheme for Powerloom Weavers
    6 Ministry of Textiles Solar Energy Scheme for Powerlooms
    7 Ministry of Textiles Facilitation, IT, Awareness, Market Development, and Publicity
    8 Ministry of Textiles Tex-Venture Capital Fund
    9 Ministry of Textiles Grant-in-Aid and Modernization & Upgradation of Powerloom Centres
    10 Ministry of Textiles Amended Technology Upgradation Fund Scheme (ATUFS)
    11 Ministry of Textiles Modified Comprehensive Powerloom Cluster Development Scheme (MCPCDS)
    12 Ministry of Textiles Universal Insurance Coverage Scheme for Powerloom Workers
    13 Ministry of Textiles Integrated Skill Development Scheme (ISDS)
    14 Department of MSME & Export  Promotion MSME Schemes
    15 Export Promotion Bureau, GoUP Export Promotional Schemes
    16 MSME Policy - 2017 Department of MSME & Export Promotion, GoUPM
    17 Infrastructure and Industrial Investment Policy - 2012 Department of MSME & Export Promotion, GoUP
    18 ODOP CFC (Common Facility Centre) Scheme
    19 ODOP Market Development Assistance Scheme
    20 ODOP Finance Assistance Scheme
    21 ODOP Skill Development & Toolkit Distribution Scheme
    22 Ministry of Skill Development & Entrepreneurship Pradhan Mantri Kaushal VikasYojana (PMKVY)
    23 Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Department of Commerce How to Export (Step by Sstep Approach)
    24 Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Department of Commerce Foreign Trade Policy