) • Study Conducted in all the 8 member States of North Eastern Council (NEC) – Arunachal. . Manipur. Assam.Project entailed • This was a livelihood project attempted in Public Private Community Partnership mode to find marketing channels for handicraft and handloom products from the NorthEast • Genesis: A study on “Handloom and Handicraft Sector in North East India” sponsored by NEDFi (North Eastern Development Finance Corporation Ltd. Tripura • Interaction with Artisans. Nagaland. Traders. Government Officials. Mizoram. Consumers. Policy Makers etc. Sikkim. Meghalaya.

CII provided technological inputs and marketing support • This Project impacted: – 8 States – 23 Producer Groups – 329 artisans benefited .Contd… • The Art-N-East website was formally launched by the Prime Minister of India at CII Annual Session on 18th April 2006 where more than 750 dignitaries participated. • The Project aimed to create a sustainable source of income for poor artisans who on their own cannot access the market.

Stakeholders Craftsmen Producer Groups – NGOs & Cooperatives Designing Consultant Packaging Unit CII Marketing Centre NEDFi NABARD Transport Courier & Cargo Institutional Buyers CII Members Retail .

Some Products at a glimpse… SIKKIM LUCKY SYMBOLS .

Cushion Covers .

Apparels .

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