The Cottage Emporium is the leading source for Indian handicrafts created by skilled Indian Artists & Masters of Crafts. Artist made- handicrafts, furnishings, jewellery & accessories, Art objects & accents for your home or office.
MISSION/OBJECTIVES To be a premier organization in Developing, Promoting and Marketing of Quality Indian Handloom and Handicraft products.
OBJECTIVES To produce, procure and sell quality handicrafts and handloom products and to develop markets for these products in India and abroad. To continue to improve the quality of Indian Handicrafts and to upgrade and produce new designs. To strengthen and expand the marketing network of the organization. To generate adequate returns on Net Worth. To manage trading activities so as to optimize sales and earnings and reduce expenditure.
HISTORY Caves of Ajanta and Ellora, temples of Konark and Khajuraho are rich examples of a resplendent past of Indian arts and crafts. These arts and crafts embody the essence of India. They are popular to the visitors and have been patronised by Kings and connoisseurs for centuries.
The Central Cottage Industries Emporium, popularly known as "Cottage", "CCIC", "CCIE" and "Cottage Emporium" is a mirror setting of Handicrafts and Handlooms, in the Indian art & craft scenario for over 50 years. It preserves and nurtures the rich heritage of a culture dating back to over 5000 years, unfolding a rich saga of breathtaking masterpieces by skilled artisans.
To preserve and share traditional craftsmanship globally, the Cottage was formed in the year 1952. It is a breathtaking showcase of handicrafts and handlooms sourced from all over the country from dedicated artisans famed nationally and internationally. Thus transforming itself into an effective and efficient enterprise to present a part of the dynamic Indian culture.