The Institute conducts several craft-specific workshops and training programs to help artisans with new designs, tools, technology, techniques, raw material, etc. Most of these workshops have had global consultants coming together to work with groups of 20-50 artisans at a time.
Education & Training
Upendra Maharathi Shilp Anusandhan Sansthan runs training program of six months duration throughout the year in 17 various forms of art and craft. Students get trained under the guidance of skilled craftsmen. They also learn entrepreneurial skills, promotional activities connected with their traditional arts and crafts. These craftsmen come from various parts of India. Hostel facility is available for outstation students.
Upendra Maharathi Shilp Anusandhan Sansthan has three sales outlets in Bihar. Artisans from all over the the Bihar can sell their handicraft product through these three outlets. Also organization has tie up with ecommerce giants like Amazon, Flipkart and Meesho for providing online sales platform to the artisans of Bihar. Recently organization has launched its own e-commerce website “shop.umsas.org.in”.
Upendra Maharathi Shilp Anusandhan Sansthan, Patna organizes seminar and exhibitions in India as well as outside the India for promoting the handicraft goods of Bihar worldwide. Organization allots free stalls to the artisans who belongs to Bihar by notifying in Newspaper and Advertisement.