Guru Shishya Parampara

Guru Shishya Parampara has also been planned at 7 clusters for 7 major crafts. This Guru Shishya Parampara program will provide a dynamic platform for passing legacy and traditional knowledge from forefathers to grandchildren by way of preparing new Gen to adopt Handicraft as a profession. The entire project will motivate younger generation and artisans of Varanasi for enterprise development for the overall economic progress and sustainability.

SMT. SMRITI ZUBIN IRANI, HON'BLE MINISTER OF TEXTILES, GOVT. OF INDIA LAUNCHED GURU SHISHYA PARAMPARA AT 7 CLUSTERS OF VARANASI 

Hon’ble Minister of Textiles launched an ambitious and flagship project of Guru Shishya Parampara for empowering next generation artisans from 7 clusters of Varanasi on 16th October 2016. Guru Shishya Parampara program will provide a dynamic platform for passing legacy and traditional knowledge from forefathers to grandchildren by way of preparing new Gen to adopt Handicraft as a profession.

The program will motivate younger generation and artisans for overall economic progress and sustainability in the Eastern part of U.P which was never taken on priority for the development.  The details of Guru Shishya Parampara Program are :-

Sl.No.

Cluster 

Craft 

Date of Start 

Date of Completion 

Name of Guru

1

Khojwa

Wood

18thNov’ 16  

18th  May’17

Shri Godawari Singh (State Awardee)

List of Artisans

Photographs

2

Pathanitola

Zari / Zardozi

18thNov’ 16  

18th  May’17

Shri Kazim Raza

(Master Craftsman)

List of Artisans

Photographs

3

Gaayghat

Artificial / Gulabi Meenakari

18thNov’ 16  

18th  May’17

Shri Kunj Bihari Singh (State Awardee)

List of Artisans

Photographs

4

Ramnagar

Soap Stone 

18thNov’ 16  

18th  May’17

Shri Shiv Pujan Jaiswal

(State Awardee)

List of Artisans

Photographs

5

Amra

Terracotta / Pottery

18thNov’ 16  

18th  May’17

Shri Ram Adhar Prajapati

(Master Craftsman)

List of Artisans

Photographs

6

Churamanpur

Bead work 

18thNov’ 16  

18th  May’17

Shri Suresh Kumar 

(Master Craftsman)

List of Artisans

Photographs

7

Sunderpur

Hand Block printing 

18thNov’ 16  

18th  May’17

Shri Mahesh Kumar Suman

(Shilp Guru)

List of Artisans

Photographs


 





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