Karigar Clinic

Empowers artisans and promotes entrepreneurship by providing business training, digital upskilling, marketing assistance, and collaborations to help artisans establish and grow their businesses while advocating for sustainable, local, and handmade products

  • Silver Certified 2023
  • 80G
  • 12A
  • CSR-1
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  • Headquarters

    Ahmedabad, Gujarat

  • Since


Kaarigar Clinic is a rural business venture that supports artisans and artisans to become successful entrepreneurs. The initiative provides various fo Read morerms of support, including business training, digital and design upskilling, marketing assistance, and business health check-ups. By equipping artisans with skills and knowledge, Kaarigar Clinic helps them establish and grow their businesses. The initiative also connects artisans with collaborators nationwide to enhance their market reach and visibility. Kaarigar Clinic promotes sustainable alternatives to mass-produced items, encouraging consumers to choose local, handmade, and sustainable products. The ultimate goal is to improve the social and economic status of kaarigar communities by developing micro-entrepreneurs and ensuring a sustainable livelihood. The initiative aims to create 1,000 kaarigar entrepreneurs across rural India, benefiting approximately 100,000 families.

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Kaarigar Clinic proposes to impact 1000 artisans benefitting 1,00,000 lives.


  • Kaarigar Doctor Programme


    The Kaarigar Doctor Programme invites professionals from different backgrounds, including engineers, financial analysts, marketing managers, writers, content creators, photographers, and more, to join as fellows. These fellows, known as Kaarigar Doctors, contribute their knowledge and skills to support and strengthen rural communities. The role of Kaarigar Doctors is to provide specialized support and guidance to artisans in their respective areas of expertise.

  • Business Health Checkups


    The Business Health Checkups component of the project aims to support artisan businesses by providing them with business analysis and consultancy services. Artisans have the opportunity to have their practices and strategies evaluated by industry experts, financial analysts, and art entrepreneurs. These evaluations help assess the overall health and progress of their enterprises. The project aims to train four cohorts of 25 artisans each year.

  • Kaarigar Ki Dukaan Programme


    Kaarigar Ki Dukaan is an online marketplace that offers a wide range of unique artisanal products created by craftspeople from various regions of the country. The marketplace provides buyers with a transparent and reliable shopping experience, showcasing exclusive handcrafted items. By connecting all stakeholders in today's hyper-global digital world, Kaarigar Ki Dukaan aims to strengthen the voice of craftspeople and promote their traditional skills. The marketplace serves as a platform for artisans to showcase and sell their products to a global audience

  • Ravivari: A Sunday Market Programme


    Ravivari is an online platform that takes inspiration from the local market concept in Ahmedabad. Ravivari opens only for 24 hours every Sunday, starting at midnight and ending at 12 PM. During this limited time, artisans registered on the platform have the opportunity to publish and sell their unique products.

Leadership Team

  • Dr. Nilesh Priyadarshi

    Founder & Chief Executive Officer

  • Noopur Kumari

    Co - Founder & Creative Director

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  • 12A


  • 80G


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  • Headquarters

    46, Highway Mall, Near Satyamev Hospital, Chandkheda, Ahmedabad, 382424


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