CREATIVE, a society for rural development, Col. Siva Ram Bora Road, Kharghuli, Guwahati, Assam is a voluntary organization has performing its faithful service in the field of handicraft & others development since its anticipation. It has performed a lot of activities relating to development of handicraft and welfare of handicraft artisans. The Design and Technical Development Workshop is an under GI scheme that is for product development, input of innovative technique/ design to the products of artisans of Greater Guwahati, Kamrup, Nagaon District (Assam). The Design and Technical Development Workshop was conducted on Pattern making on Artistic Textiles Craft under GI scheme from 12th to 26th March, 2011as instruction given in the sanction order of o/o the Development Commissioner (Handicraft) vide order no. J-12012/344/2010-11/DS/NER, dated 23/12/2010.

The workshop was inaugurated by Smt. Minati Sarma, President of the organization in presence of Smt. Pranati Sarma Bordoloi, teacher of Kamrup Academy Higher Secondary School, Guwahati and Sjt. Munindra Nath Sarma, Treasurer of Pensioner Association of Assam.

Sjt. Ranjit Gogoi, Guwahati was engaged as Designer of the Design Workshop. All total 30 (Thirty) artisans participated in theme based Design & Technical Development Workshop.

The designer with the help of the implementing agency made a detailed survey about the availability of raw materials in the state and in the cluster area and about the craftsmanship of the area, their skill, existing products and their marketability and designs and about possible new designs. Another great achievement was the identification of improved tools that was made through implementation of this project.

The Organization is working for the development of the Craft Persons and weaker section in its own jurisdiction. The Organization has performed various Programmes related to the development of Handicrafts with its own sources. The CREATIVE organized Exhibition on Social & Production activities, 2009, where 27 nos. of SHGs from north east had participated.

Name of the Chief: – Ms. Dipti Rekha Sarma, General Secretary Functionary (Managing Trusty)

Registration No.: – 25th September 2007 and Registered under Indian Trust Act. – 1882 since amended in 1960 and Affidavit to Nehru Yuva Kendra Sangathan and MDF (copy enclosed).

Valid Up to – Indefinitely

Contact person. – Ms. Dipti Rekha Sarma, General Secretary Phone: +9198643 36750

Last general body meeting held. – Enclosed. (Date) Minutes of the meeting (in brief not any not more than mark).

Areas of operation (put tick mark): – Handicrafts (?)/Handloom/ Welfare Sector (?). a..