Craft enterprises are supported for organization building, registration and statutory compliance, financial management, production and inventory management, business planning, marketing and branding, etc. These services are customized to suit the needs of the enterprises/artisan collectives.
Craft based enterprises receive support for upskilling, developing new product ranges and new designs, as well as training and skill building in areas which can help the organization to diversify its product lines. Support is provided through specific workshops conducted by expert designers. Craftmark members can get their products evaluated by noted industry experts at the Craftmark Jury where a panel of experts come together to assess the marketability, pricing, quality of the member products including advice on further development.
AIACA supports grassroot artisans and weavers in accessing social and financial schemes of the government and other financial institutions.
AIACA facilitates craft based enterprises to get access to new markets and expand existing markets through its ESP and Craftmark programme. It also provides supports in order management, branding and promotion. We have been successful in helping members enter the export market and even secure regular business abroad. The following support is provided to craft based enterprises for market access:
AIACA supports craft based enterprises and artisan clusters with technology support including tool upgradation; low cost/eco-friendly technology; computer/internet training