Andhra Pradesh Handicrafts Development Corporation

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Lepakshi Handicrafts
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Public Sector Undertaking overview
Formed1982
TypeHandicraft
JurisdictionAndhra Pradesh, India
HeadquartersVijaywada, Andhra Pradesh, India
MottoAn Endless Collection
Parent departmentHandicrafts Development Corporation, Government of Andhra Pradesh
Websitewww.lepakshihandicrafts.gov.in/index.html/

Lepakshi Handicrafts is a unit of Andhra Pradesh Handicrafts Development Corporation Ltd. which is an agency of Government of Andhra Pradesh established in 1982 to develop, preserve and promote the rich tradition of exquisite craftsmanship of Andhra Pradesh.[1]

History[edit]

Lepakshi Handicrafts was set up in the year 1982 for the promotion, development and marketing of handicrafts. It also undertake welfare activities for the benefit of the artisans.[2]

Products[edit]

Kondapalli toys, Kalamkari paintings, Bobbili veena, Etikoppaka toys, Leather puppets and Wood works.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Reporter, Staff; Reporter, Staff (21 December 2013). "Lepakshi handicrafts expo draws good crowds" – via www.thehindu.com.
  2. ^ "Lepakshi Handicrafts". Retrieved 2018-03-11.