With the intention of making urban market available to the handloom and handicrafts artisans. This Haat has been developed under the Urban Haat Schemes, Sponsored ( 70:30) by the Government of India. Total expenditure of Rs.382 lakh on this Haat, which include contributions of Rs. 59.50 Lakh from the Development Commissioner(Handicrafts), Government of India, its 59.50 lakh from the Development Commissioner (Handloom) Government of India and its 253 Lakh from the Government of Gujarat.
AUDA has Provided total 8368 Square Meter of externally precious Land at a token Rates of Rs. 1/- for this Haat.
In THis Haat the following Facilities are Provided for the Handloom and Handicrafts Artisans.
Stalls for Artisans
Platforms shops for Artisans
Amphitheatre (Capacity of 2000 Audience)
Dormitory for (with separate facilities for male and female artisans)
Car Parking(99 Capacity)
Two-Wheeler Parking(277 Capacity)
In This Haat Stalls would be allocated in turn for 15 days each in a Token Rate to all Handicraft/Handloom Artisans of the stalls as well as from across the nation. Stalls would also be allocated Personally to State Government corporations the Gujarat State Handloom & Handicrafts Development Corporation Ltd. GRIMCO, RT.I., Matikam Kalakari Board, Women Economic Development Corporation etc.
Traditional Food Items are available to the Artisans and Visitors at the Haat through the facility of Food Stalls. An Amphi Theater with an audience capacity of 2000 has also been provided to organize various types of cultural programmer for the entertainment of the visitors.
Arrangements would be made to develop this Haat as a permanent attraction and entertainment destination of Gujarat an the lines of 'Delhi Haat' at New Delhi. Throughout the year During various festivals of different states special celebrations, fairs and exhibition will be organized at this places and thus this Haat would thrive with activities around year.
Unique Features of the Haat
This Haat has been developed an attractive destinations to view, enjoy and purchase the grand vibrant and precious Handloom and Handicrafts heritage of country which beats in this hearts of every Gujarat.
The Haat provides a direct opportunity to purchase artifacts created by Artisans, processing skills that are inherited and perfected by training, who keep active the great tradition & handicrafts workmanship from villages of Gujarat .
Providing various products with a touch of moderns lifestyles and fashion to traditional arts as per the demand from conismporary society this haat would onerously becomes a alternative destinations for the young Generation.
Handloom & Handicraft art facts would arrange as the best medium to express changing lifestyles and emotions.
Ahmedabad Haat the destinations that introduces the modern generations to the extraordinary heritage of traditional handloom and handicrafts from Gujarat and across the country.
In this Haat, You can enjoy during Exhibition
Artifacts contributed by artisans reposing the magnificent and vibrant culture of the entire country.
Golden opportunity to buy directly from the artisans
Variedly excellent articles of embroidery
Handicrafts products likes patch work, moti work, dress material, sarees, chaniya cholies with unique embroidery of Gujarat, along with the pride of Gujarat, the embrooidered Patola
Bhandhani and many other products from kutch and jamnagar
Block printed bed sheets, sofa covers, cushion covers, pillow covers
Oxidized and pearl work garments
neckless and rings of mates(akik) from khambhat
Artistic Mojri-chappal (footwear) from all over the state
nutcrackers, knives and metal artifacts from Anjar
a wide range of Sankheda furniture
food items ade by Khadi Gramodhyog
matikam interfaces for interior decoration and household use
This is a unique meeting place for artisans, buyers, designers and art lovers, within a festive atmosphere aided by food and refreshments.
Providing very essential marketing facilities to all rural artisans of handloom and handicrafts from entire country, thereby generating sustainable employments.
Make higher profits available to the artisans by removal of middleman.
Preserving the precious handloom and handicrafts heritage of the country.
Parking & Entry Free
Ahmedabad Urban Development Authority(AUDA), Ahmedabad(Land allocated at token rates)
Development Commissioners (Handicraft, Handloom),
Textiles Ministry, Government of India, New Delhi
Commissioner and Secretary, Cottages and Rural industries, Government of Gujarat, Gandhinagar