Upendra Maharathi Shilp Anusandhan Sansthan under the Department of Industries is the nodal agency for the development of the Handicrafts in the state of Bihar

The Institute

Established in 1956, the Institute conducts product development, research and training activities and also attempts to safeguard the languishing crafts of the state.

Our Museum

The state of Bihar is rich in its arts and crafts, which is quite evident from the fact that it is home to some of India’s first paintings.

Our Library

UMSAS organises as well as participates in a wide range of public programs, including exhibits, workshops, seminars, fairs, and special events.

Artisan Directory

This listing is ideal for those who wish to contact, meet, buy from, and design for artisans and those who want to conduct research on heritage crafts.

Upcoming Events

A sneak preview into talent showcase of the creative artisans

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