• Azamgarh
  • Black Pottery

    Black Pottery

    Black Pottery is made in Nizamabad area of Azamgarh district from a special type of soil which is used for this craft. Around 200 artisans are engaged in making black pottery here. A variety of products, including vases, utensils etc. are made by them. There is a high demand for this craft for decorative as well as utility items.


    The industrial base in Azamgarh is not very strong, but the district has good agricultural base. One of the oldest industries of the district, pottery still contributes substantially to the economic life of the people. The fancy pottery made in Nizamabad is famous in the world.

    The potters make tea-pots, sugar-bowls and other decorative articles. The earthen wares and statues of Gods and Goddesses particularly of Ganesh, Laxmi, Shiva, Durga and Saraswati are also made. These products are popular during fairs and festivals. This particular smooth black clay is plentifully available in the district. The black look is obtained by dipping the pot into the solution of clay and vegetable. After that for better look they use mercury, raanga and lead.

    Apparels (Silk Sari)

    Entire area of Azamgarh district has been connected with apparel manufacturing from very older time. Sari being the major dress for women of the district is the main reason of development of this industry. Silk sari industry is developed in the district as small scale industry. Silk embroidery on the border (Palloo) is well adjusted with the rest portion of Sari in quite better manner here. This industry is spread till rural areas. Specialty of this industry is to establish and grow some other businesses too. People working with printing, design, transportation and marketing etc. are directly connected with this industry.

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    • Blocks


    • Village


    • Registered
      Industrial Units


    • Small Industries


    • Black Pottery
    • Agriculture Industry
    • Hand Looms and Power Looms
    • Food Processing Industries
    • Chemical and Allied Products
    • Jute Rope / Yarn Cluster
    • Agro based
    • Cotton textile
    • Woolen, silk & artificial Thread based clothes.
    • Ready-made Garments
    • Jute and Jute based
    • Wood/wooden based furniture
    • Paper & Paper products
    • Leather based
    • Chemical/Chemical based
    • Rubber, Plastic & petro based
    • Metal based (Steel Fab.)
    • Electrical machinery and transport equipment
    • Repairing & servicing
    • Others


    Relevant Schemes & Policies

    S.No Department Scheme
    1 Development Commissioner (Handicrafts), Ministry of Textiles Ambedkar Hastshilp Vikas Yojana
    2 Development Commissioner (Handicrafts), Ministry of Textiles Mega Cluster
    3 Development Commissioner (Handicrafts), Ministry of Textiles Marketing Support & Services
    4 Development Commissioner (Handicrafts), Ministry of Textiles Research & Development
    5 Development Commissioner (Handicrafts), Ministry of Textiles Rajiv Gandhi Shilpi Swasthya Bima Yojana
    6 Development Commissioner (Handicrafts), Ministry of Textiles Aam Admi Bima Yojana
    7 Development Commissioner (Handicrafts), Ministry of Textiles Margin Money Scheme for Artisans under MUDRA Yojna
    8 Department of MSME & Export  Promotion MSME Schemes
    9 Export Promotion Bureau, GoUP Export Promotional Schemes
    10 MSME Policy - 2017 Department of MSME & Export Promotion, GoUP
    11 Infrastructure and Industrial Investment Policy - 2012 Department of MSME & Export Promotion, GoUP
    12 ODOP CFC (Common Facility Centre) Scheme
    13 ODOP Market Development Assistance Scheme
    14 ODOP Finance Assistance Scheme
    15 ODOP Skill Development & Toolkit Distribution Scheme
    16 Ministry of Skill Development & Entrepreneurship Pradhan Mantri Kaushal VikasYojana (PMKVY)
    17 Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Department of Commerce How to Export (Step by Sstep Approach)
    18 Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Department of Commerce Foreign Trade Policy