The Arts & Handicrafts Centre: A Project of Micro, Small and Medium & Textile Department, Govt. of West Bengal, an initiative of West Bengal Khadi & Village Industries Board and implemented by Mani Trustwas inaugurated at Six places viz. Kalimpong, Darjeeling, Kurseong, Simana, Sepoydhura and Mirik Lake (Floating Market) after the declaration by the Hon’ble Chief Minister of West Bengal Miss Mamta Banerjee on 14thMarch, 2018. The main objective of these Arts and handicrafts Centres is to promote the local artisans and to provide them a platform to showcase their products as well as to increase their income by providing fare rates to their Handicrafts. This initiative not only helps them to showcase their talents but it also provide employment to them.