Thematic Area: Enterprise and Employment: Setting Supply Chain between Artisan producer groups and E-Hat

Proposed Location: Nagpur Hub and Spoke Model:  Covering –Bamboo (Chandrapur ), Community stitching centre (Nagpur) Khadi (Amrawati) and Nagpur Hub Office

With the objective of strengthening the Handicraft Supply Chain and providing greater say of the Artisans/ primary producers in the entire value chain, ‘My E-Haat’ initiative is broadly categorized into Backward Integration and Forward Linkages.  While Forward linkage will be taken care by HCL, backward linkages are critical to get the right kind of product through a structured supply chain. The need of the hour is to work on the entire value chain, through the Enterprise Development Model for Creative Cluster.

There are four main aspects of this: end-to-end cluster development, raising awareness around artisan and social cause, design /  diversification intervention and digital-enabled interventions. The 3 identified cluster based out of Nagpur in hub and Spoke model . The most important aspects is productizing these art into utility products. Create responsible community artisan groups who can handle the supply chain and generate revenue in the cluster through livelihood interventions.