Kerala State Bamboo Mission (KSBM) was constituted under Department of Industries & Commerce and functioning at Kerala Bureau of Industrial Promotion with the broad aim of marshaling the scattered resources of the State and adopting a focused approach to revitalize the bamboo sector by promoting value addition, enhancing income generation and alleviating poverty through the following interventions

  • Creation of new design for innovative products in Bamboo sector
  • Assess gaps in skill of artisans on location basis
  • Prepare training module based on the need-assessment
  • Quality enhancement and Product improvement on existing products through Engineering inputs
  • Promotion of bamboo-based entrepreneurship by providing necessary support services
  • Provide necessary support to create market demands
  • Act as a support service provider to bridge the critical gaps in the sector
  • Promotion of bamboo propagation
  • Maintaining an information System about Bamboo.

Such an intervention-based approach is expected to create income generation opportunities at various levels, especially among women, and improving the living standards of the artisans/craftsmen thereby contributing to the overall growth of the sector.