Baba Ambedkar Hasthashilpa Vikas Yojana (AHVY) sanctioned by the Development Commissioner, Handicraft, Ministry of Textiles, Government of India, New Delhi. This project has an objective of training , development & promotion of bamboo crafts, bead work, tribal garments, terra-cotta and tribal doll making. Under this project the Jhabua Centre has procured about 8 machines for wood work and bamboo crafts which are under operation in Jhabua. Training programmes have been organized for 240 artisan members of the 22 Self Help Groups which are doing activities in production of various craft articles and the Centre is involved in marketing of these products through various linkages and famous exhibition-cum-sale & fairs at different places.
The Development Commissioner Handicraft, Government of India, Ministry of Textiles has also supported in a major way for the creation of a Craft Common Facility Centre (CFC) at Jhabua which train local artisans in various crafts as mentioned above by the expert designers. The CFC building has been constructed in the NCHSE Campus at Barkheda, Kalyanpura of Distt. Jhabua.