Who We Are
Indian National Trust for Art & Cultural Heritage (INTACH), established in 1984, is a premier national level institution dedicated to the conservation and promotion of Indian culture. It is a registered society with its head office at Delhi. In each state, the activities are run by a state Chapter which is headed by a Convener. The Jammu and Kashmir Chapter of the organization (henceforth referred to as INTACH J&K) was started in 2004. INTACH J&K Chapter renders services to specific aspects of cultural Heritage, conservation initiatives and urban renewal in the J&K state. INTACH J&K Chapter has set up the Craft based Heritage division to promote the craft heritage of local communities. The activities include developing & upgrading craft skills and inculcate pride in the crafts persons.
Where we Work
INTACH J&K Chapter works in the state of Jammu & Kashmir of India. The craft related projects mainly cover the identified rural areas with craft based tourism potential.
As a part of this endeavor INTACH J&K Chapter works with several crafts clusters. We assist the artisans with design and technological interventions to ensure marketability of the products.
INTACH J&K Chapter had undertaken a project of cluster development in the far flung area of district Kulgam with three groups in Crewel & Chain stitch crafts. In the first phase training and skill development programs were undertaken. Now the process of converting these into production centres is in place.
Our Craftmark certifications include
- Crewel & Chain Stitch
What We Make
- Home: Cushion Covers, Pillow Covers, Curtains