Institute of Cottage Industry

The Directorate of Handicrafts and Handlooms was established in the year 1957 by the Chogyal of SIkkim with the purpose of promoting and preserving the fine tradtional arts and crafts of Sikkim It is a storehouse of hand-woven woolen carpets with traditional motifs, blankets,shawls and exquisitely carved `Choktse' or table and many other gifts items. Shoppers will  find the Directorate of Handicrafts and Handlooms a most convinient place to catch up on their Souvenir hunting.