Sixth Convocation Event At IICD

IICD Jaipur conducted its 6th convocation on November 18, 2017. The event was attended by the honorable Chief Minister of Rajasthan, Mrs. Vasundhra Raje Sindhia.

IICD Bags the Award for the Best Craft Institute/Academy of the Year 2017

We, at IICD, are happy to share that the institute has bagged the award for the Craft Institute/Academy of the Year 2017 at the First International Craft Awards 2017 held on 14th Oct 2017. The award was presented to the director of IICD, Dr Toolika Gupta by Smt. Maneka Gandhi, Cabinet Minister for Women & […]

MoU between IICD & Australian Government at City Palace

Indian Institute of Crafts and Design, Jaipur(IICD) has signed a MoU with Adelaide Central School of Art, South Australia under the International Linkages programme on 8 November, 2017. The objective of the MOU is to outline the possible ways both parties could develop and carry out collaborative art and craft activities.

The Rajasthani Pride: Gota Patti

Also called “Lappe Ka Kaam”, Gota Patti is one of the most famous arts of the Indian State – Rajasthan. Lappe Ka Kaam was traditionally made on religious idols, prayer cloths, royal outfits and attire designed for auspicious occasions such as a wedding. Image Courtesy: Pinterest; Pin: Gota Patti Lappe ka Kaam The Gota (or […]

International Conference on Recent Trends and Sustainability in Crafts & Design

IICD is the proud host of the International Conference on Recent Trends in Crafts & Design (2017). The conference will take place on 17th-18th November, 2017 to discuss the latest trends in art and design. To know more, visit: Media Courtesy: Dainik Bhaskar 

Handloom Haat inaugurated by IICD Director, Dr. Toolika Gupta

Organized by the Rajasthan State Handloom Development Corporation, Handloom Haat was inaugurated on October 2, 2017 by the Director of IICD, Dr. Toolika Gupta who was also the chief guest of the event. The event lasted until October 5, 2017. Photo Courtesy: Dainik Bhaskar


The 6th edition of VASTRA i.e. “VASTRA – An International Textile and Apparel Fair 2017” (VASTRA – 2017) was held during 21st to 24th September, 2017 at Jaipur Exhibition & Convention Centre, Sitapura Industrial Area, Jaipur, India. Rajasthan State Industrial Development and Investment Corporation Ltd. (RIICO) is the organizer and Federation of Indian Chambers of […]

Bamboo Workshop of Nine Dot Square at IICD

The sustainable workshop kickstarted at IICD campus with 4 artisans from Agartala and 15 participants. The inaugural session had Ms Meghna Ajit, a NID graduate in conversation with Mr Brijendra, an artisan from Agartala. The workshop team started working headlong to experiment with the material and made a structure with a lot of enthusiasm. The […]

Puppet Making Workshop With Kathputli Artisans at IICD

As a part of the PG Foundation module – Research on Art and Crafts Practice in India – the students were introduced to the process of making puppets or Kathputli. They gained hands-on experience working with the artisans and learned the skill to go on further to create puppets inspired by the tradition.

Independence Day celebration at IICD

Independence Day was celebrated at IICD with full zeal and passion. Everyone actively participated to make the day special. Cultural program by the students Cultural program by the students Tree plantation by the Director Dr. Toolika Gupta Flag hoisting by the Director of IICD, Dr. Toolika Gupta