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

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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.

Top Officials

Sri Syed Shahnawaz Hussain Hon'ble Minister, Dept. of Industries, Govt. Of Bihar.

Sri Sandeep Poundrik, I.A.S. Principal Secretary, Dept. Of Industries, Govt. of Bihar

Sri Alok Kumar, I.E.S. Director, Upendra Maharathi Shilp Anusandhan Sansthan

Our Heritage Collections

The museum of Upendra Maharathi Shilp Anusandhan Sansthan showcases an awesome and permanent collection of arts and crafts of Bihar. People can see a huge collection of handicrafts in this museum like stone and wood carvings, Madhubani paintings, papier mache art, tikuli art, bamboo work, brass and bell metal products and many more. Museum is unique in the sense that apart from showcasing some of the most fascinating collections of traditional craft items it also provides an opportunity to craftsmen to visit here and participate in creativity workshops.

The collection of Arts pieces is around 100 years old. These rare handicraft collection can be found inside our museum only.

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Upcoming Events

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07 Jun 2022
Events, Participation

Organizing Seven days Summer Camp on Crafts of Bihar

June 7, 2022 - June 13, 2022
Upendra Maharathi Shilp Anusandhan Sansthan, Patliputra Industrial Area, Patna, Bihar-800013
19 Apr 2022

Inauguration of Handloom & Handicraft Haat, Patna

April 19, 2022 - April 23, 2022
BSFC Building, Frazer Road, Patna, Bihar-800001

Upcoming Exhibitions

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09 Aug 2019

Organizing Domestic Exhibition at New Delhi

August 9, 2019 - August 15, 2019
Craft Museum, New Delhi.
05 Feb 2019

Organizing Manjusha Mahtsav

February 5, 2019 - February 11, 2019

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Upendra Maharathi Shilp Anusandhan Sansthan
Patliputra Industrial Area
Patna – 800 013. Bihar. India.

Opening Hours:

Mon – Sat: 10:00 am – 05:00 pm

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