Export Promotion Council for Handicrafts (EPCH) has been established under the EXIM Policy of Government of India in 1986-87 and is a non-profit organisation.
The organization works under the aegis of O/o Development Commissioner (Handicrafts), Ministry of Textiles, Government of India and governed by Policies of Ministry of Textiles. It is an apex body of the Government for promotion of exports of Handicrafts from country and projected India's image abroad as a reliable supplier of high quality of handicraft goods & services and ensured various measures keeping in view of observance of international standards and specifications.
The Council has created necessary infrastructure as well as marketing and information facilities, which are availed both by the member exporters and importers. The Export Promotion Council for Handicrafts has a rarest distinction of being considered as MODEL COUNCIL that is self-sustaining and where all the promotional activities are self-financed.