NCDPD was set up with the objective to fulfil the gaps in the handicraft sector of soft and hard goods in the areas of Design /
Product Development and Technology. NCDPD works in close cooperation with Development Commissioner (Handicrafts) to undertake design and product development
activities on pan India basis for clusters. It also works closely with Export Promotion Council for Handicrafts (EPCH) and its member exporters to create future linkage.
NCDPD is equipped with professional International & National designers who work to provide complete array of services for customized design / product development.
Area of Involement
Product design & development
Design research & dissemination
Image building and branding
Product standards and product excellence
Exhibitions design, showroom and store development and visual merchandisin
Industry linkages, tie-ups and networking
Design, market and technical trends information
Design research and library / resource centre
Design training, mentoring, apprenticeship and career opportunities