29 design students from NIFT, Kolkata conducted design workshop on 5 crafts like Mat, Bamboo, Babui, Wood and Recycle crafts in 2 phases in the Craft Based Resource Centre at CSWS. Nearly 50 artisans participated in the workshops and developed beautiful, natural fibre based aesthetic handicraft items. Sri Mrityunjoy Kumar, empanelled designer under DC(H) conducted design workshop for 1 week on mat and babui craft in March 2017 at CBRC, Markandachak where 25 nos. new products have been developed. Sri Goutam Modak, Empanelled designer conducted design development workshop in the OCL campus in Godapiasal on Mat Craft in July 2017 and developed more than 50 new designs. 50 skilled artisans have been participated the workshop.