Ambedkar Hastshilp Vikas Yojana (AHVY)

Ambedkar Hastshilp Vikas Yojana (AHVY)

The Ambedkar Hastshilp Vikas Yojana (AHVY) mainly targets the integrated development of the society and aimed to promote the handicrafts by creating the artisans who have the capability to manage things professionally. Now, they form a group with 242 women artisans which are administered and managed by the Mahila Bunkari Sahakari Samiti Limited. This community has run its production unit in order to develop the beautiful durries.

1 The year which Ambedkar Hastashilp Vikas Yojana (AHVY) launched 2001 – 2002
2 The approach used under the scheme  Ambedkar Hastashilp Vikas Yojana (AHVY) Cluster Approach
3 The Ambedkar Hastashilp Vikas Yojana (AHVY) has been sanctioned to various agencies during 2011 – 2012; 2015 – 2016
4 Number of Cluster Development Program under Ambedkar Hastashilp Vikas Yojana (AHVY) 97
5 How many cluster development program completed during the initial five years 45
6 The Number of Artisans mobilized during last five years 77148

The motive of AHVY is supporting the group of handicrafts artisans. Even the AHVY is also covered by the following things such as marketing inventions, social and technological design. The effective components are supported under AHVY are given below,

  • Cluster specific infrastructure related inventions
  • Financial interventions
  • Marketing interventions
  • Social interventions
  • Technological interventions

Ambedkar Hastshilp Vikas Yojana (AHVY)

Aim of AHVY

The AHVY project launched to gather the craft artisans via the self help groups and help them to improve their skills with the latest technological trend through the specific designs. They also guide the artisans on how to use the highest quality raw material and its designing equipments in order to add more value for the products and make it as a user-friendly. By creating the innovative designs and development of products, they can gain much profit even than before.

Moreover the AHVY is mainly concentrated on poor economic condition artisans and greatly support them to update their advanced skills based on technology. So, the AHVY project is conducted in rural areas and save the poor economic people by initiating this intervention. According to the latest survey, the AHVY is very useful and gaining popularity among artisans, especially who are in the most backward areas. It also creates more awareness for people who are physically challenged, minorities, handicapped and also the women who live down the poverty line.

Under this AHVY project, the artisans can also gain the following good qualities such as,

  • Improve the leadership quality
  • Learn different tools, equipments and machinery
  • Advanced design skills
  • Self-sufficiency

Eligibility to apply under AHVY

The performance of implementing AHVY projects can greatly attract people to apply for this project. Before applying AHVY, first of all you should decide whether you are eligible to apply and then start your process. Below are the eligible organizations, who are able to apply the project under AHVY such as,

  • Trusts
  • Cooperatives
  • Handlooms and handicraft development corporations
  • Reputed NGOs
  • Designers
  • Exporters

However, the Ambedkar Hastshilp Vikas Yojana can create awareness to the handicraft arts to enhance the overall development. They also provide efficient training to the artisans who want to expose their talents in the market. However, these artisans can gain proper education and enough knowledge to sell their handicraft items in the market as well as obtaining the best results.

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