Hon'ble Chief Minister, Govt. of Andhra Pradesh.
Hon'ble Minister, Tourism, Culture & Youth Advancement
, Govt. of Andhra Pradesh.
Special Chief Secretary to Government,
Tourism, Culture, Archaeology & Museums Dept.
Chief Executive Officer
Shilparamam literally translates into ‘Crafts Village’ in English. Shilparamam seeks to keep craft relevant- to people in general, so that crafts and thereby culture can become a part of daily life, and to artisans for whom crafts are more than a mere livelihood- they are a way of life. Shilparamam Society under the Department of Tourism and Culture, Government of Andhra Pradesh is a registered body under the AP Societies Registration Act, 2001 is mandated to keep alive State’s arts, crafts, cuisine and other cultural aspects through promotion, preservation and popularization.
Shilparamam which literally translates into ‘Crafts Village’ in English, seeks to keep arts & crafts relevant- to people in general, become a part of daily life, and to artisans for whom crafts are more than a mere livelihood- they are a way of life.
Shilparamam facilities are organised as experiential bazaars, with a view to create a market for traditional weaves, arts and crafts of Andhra Pradesh in an ethnic, artistically evocative atmosphere. They are meant to be a nucleus of Andhra Pradesh culture as well as a showcase of the varied artisanal traditions of handlooms and handicrafts that represent different parts of India.
To Uphold the great legacy of Andhra Pradesh arts, crafts and culture by increasing public understanding, appreciation of, and support to the artisanal traditions of the State.