Artisan Desk

The office of Development Commissioner (Handicrafts) is the nodal agency in the Government of India for craft and artisan-based activities. It assists in the development, marketing and export of handicrafts, and the promotion of craft forms and skills. The assistance is in the form of technical and financial support, including in the form of schematic interventions implemented through its field offices.

The artisan identity card is issued from the office of DC-Handicrafts. DC-Handicrafts have divided its office in Bihar into two division :-

  1. Madhubani Division
  2. Patna Division

 

Madhubani Division Office Address

O/O DC (Handicrafts)                                       
Handicrafts Marketing & Service Extn.Centre,
Gangasagar Chowk,0pp.Govt,Bus Stand, Main Road,
Madhubani- 847211 (Bihar)

Ph.No:- 0627-6222260
Email : – dchmadhubani@gmail.com

Patna Division Office Address

O/O DC (Handicrafts)
6th floor, A Wing, Karpuri Thakur Sadan,
Aashiyana Digha Road, Near Rajiv Nagar Thana, Patna – 800025, Bihar

Ph.No:- 0612-2598638
Email : – cwtscpatna@gmail.com

Districts Under DC-H Madhubani Division

Districts Under DC-H Patna Division

1.Muzaffarpur
2.Madhdubanai
3.Darbhanga
4.Samastipur
5.Sitamarhi
6.Supaul
7.Kishanagan
8.Katihar
9.Saharsa

10.West Champaran
11.East Champaran
12.Purnea
13.Sheohar
14.Begussrai
15.Khagaria
16.Madhepura
17.Aararia

Districts Under DC-H Patna Division

1.Vaishali
2.Siwan
3.Saran
4.Gopalgani
5.Patna
6.Nalanda
7.Jehanabad
8.Gaya
9.Rohtash
10.Nawada
11.Shekhpura

12.Munger
13.Buxar
14.Arah
15.Kaimur
16.Aurangabad
17.Arwal
18.Lakshisrai
19.Jamui
20.Banaka
21.Bhagalpur

You can download the form from below given links and can submit the form to DC-handicraft respective divisional office in Bihar.

Requirements for form submission:-

  1. One Passport size photograph
  2. Self attested copy of Aadhar Card
  3. Self attested copy of Bank Passbook
  4. Self attested copy of Training/Experience Certificate in respective craft
  • * Note:- The artisan identity card form is submitted to Dc-Handicraft office only. Upendra Maharathi Shilp Anusandhan Sansthan only facilitates for artisan identity card.
  • * For any confusion and query you can contact to respective DC-Handicraft office of your division.

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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