Brief Description of Indian Institute of Craft and Design, Jaipur
Indian Institute of Craft and Design (IICD) is a unique institution that is synergizing traditional knowledge and skills with contemporary needs to evolve methodologies that are relevant to modern India. Conceived as a nodal centre for excellence in Craft and Design it has programs in Education, Training & Outreach, Research and Documentation and Advisory & Consultancy services.
Education in IICD is a hands-on experience that seeks to equip students with a thorough understanding of materials, technologies, skills and concepts along with exposure to the diversity of Indian culture. Students are initiated into the entire ecosystem of Craft and are encouraged to understand complexities at the level of the village as well as the industrial production centres. Craft design, technology, management and entrepreneurship skills become the bedrock on which they build their careers.