Sitalpati

Ghugumari Sitalpati
Sital-pati or cool mats are utilitarian items crafted from green canes, hand-woven skilfully. The quality of sitalpati is indicated by glossiness, fineness and smoothness of texture. The craft community is mostly refugees from Bangladesh with presently around 4000 families involved in the art. Out of these around 525 weavers are associated with the Rural Craft Hub
CLUSTER PROBLEMS
  • Use of carcinogenic dye for painting
  • Non- availability of painting process for glossy side of the pati
  • Huge wastage
  • Non- availability of innovative design




TECHNOLOGICAL CHALLENGES

  • Eco Friendly paint
  • Waste Management
  • Paint for glossy side of pati
  • Skill development for designing




INTERVENTION ACHIEVED

  • Technology orientation workshop envisaged soon particularly with respect to Waste Management and paint technology.

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