RESEARCH AND PUBLICATION OF BOOKS ON CRAFTS AND LIFE OF CRAFTSMEN / ARTISANS OF 5 DISTRICTS OF PUNJAB (LAHORE VOL-II, SHEIKHUPURA, GUJRANWALA, GUJRAT AND CHAKWAL) PHASE-II

Cultural heritage of Punjab is very rich & diversified realizing the feedback on the 1st phase of the project conducted in 2008, PSIC management perceived new project for Publication of books on crafts & life of craftsman of Lahore (Vol-II), Sheikhupura, Gujranwala, Gujrat & Chakwal under ADP 2013-14 to 2016-17.

IMPACT OF PSIC INTERVENTIONS

Publication of books on handicrafts is a continuous process,  under the present scheme District of Lahore (for Vol-II), Sheikhupura, Gujranwala, Gujrat and Chakwal are selected for research to record the history of regional crafts, heritage, culture, people land, historical specialness of handicrafts collections of people. This Project is based on research work to be carried out on crafts, culture and heritage. These books will be an attempt to present traditional crafts & craftsman in the form of systematic study.


For the craftsmen, this effort will be a token of recognition of their skills which form a bright tradition and project the true image of our country. For officials in the Government, it shall serve as an indicator of the plight of those involved in the profession shall identify the need for a policy to improve work conditions for a better future, this study will serve researchers and students as a source of inspiration to take a deeper look into our traditions and crafts