Dariyapur, Bardhaman

Dariyapur, a village in Guskara block of Bardhaman district is a hub of Dokra craft and a total of 36 families comprising 133 artisans including women are involved with this ancient craft. Most of the crafts persons are from the Karmakar community. Dokra craft making is the main livelihood of this community. Department of Micro, Small & Medium Enterprises & Textiles (MSME&T), Govt. of West Bengal, in collaboration with UNESCO has developed a Rural Craft Hub in Dariyapur. A Community Museum is built by the West Bengal Khadi & Village Industries Board (WBKVIB) to showcase the Dokra tradition. Visitors can stay at the Resource Centre in Dariyapur.

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