Union Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship has launched two pilot projects with a view to revive and catalyze the traditional Namda Craft and upskill the Artisans and Weavers of Kashmir.
‘Revival of Namda craft of Kashmir’ as a special pilot project under Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana 3.0. Upskilling of artisans and weavers of Kashmir under Recognition of Prior Learning component of PMKVY
Aim: to boost and preserve the traditional Namda craft of Kashmir and upskill the local weavers and artisans
Namda craft is a rug made of sheep wool through felting technique.