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World Craft City

World Craft City:

Srinagar has earned the World Craft City (WCC) tag from the World Crafts Council (WCC).

  • World Craft City is a groundbreaking initiative launched in 2014 by the World Crafts Council AISBL (WCC-International) in recognition of the pivotal role local authorities, craftspeople, and communities play in cultural, economic, and social development worldwide.
  • It establishes a dynamic network of craft cities across the globe, aligning with the principles of the creative economy.
  • Under the World Craft City Programme, Jaipur(Rajasthan), Mammalapuram (Tamil Nadu) and Mysore (Karnataka) have been added as craft cities from India.