Jan Jagran Kendra is implementing a project for the development of crafts based on bamboo, Docra, terracotta, jute, brass, metal and traditional silver jewellery involving artisans at Hazaribagh district of Jharkhand. The project aims to uplift the status of these artisans by helping them to develop their skills with modern tools and technologies and helping them to market their products in an effective and profitable manner. This has been achieved by forming self help groups among artisans, training them on various aspects ranging from developing skills to entrepreneurship. The project has been helpful mostly to the rural people. They were also linked with bank to avail loans for further development. Besides, the project also looks after the social need of the artisans. This includes life and health insurance of the artisans and opportunities are provided for educational scholarships to the children of these artisans.