Ambedkar Hastshilp Vikas Yojana:
The Government launched the Ambedkar Hastshilp Vikas Yojana (AHVY) in the year 2001-2002.
The scheme was launched with a view to mobilize the artisans into Self Help Groups and training the groups on various aspects of forming and running the community business enterprises for self sustainability of artisans.
The objective of this scheme is to:
- Mobilise and generate awareness of typical handicraft arts for their overall development and progress.
- Provide training to artisans and expose them to greater market to sell their handicraft products.
- Provide proper education and market knowledge to artisans so that they learn the market techniques to get better results.