Handicraft stands for an object produced by hand with great skill. Handicraft represents our rich cultural and tradition. They reveal the creative urge of community. One of the important benefits of handicraft is that it can provide full time as well as part time employment opportunity to the rural people by use of local resources.

Handicrafts of West Bengal with a glorious tradition over the centuries and having rich heritage are the creations of master craftsmen working in villages, towns and semi urban areas. It has wide varieties ranging from household utility items, to gift items and interior decoration. It infuses an element of grace, beauty and elegance to an otherwise drab and harsh human life. Major features associated with this wonderful art: