Channapatna Crafts Park is India’s first crafts park and is located at Channapatna in Karnataka, South India. Channapatna is a crafts cluster of over 3000 traditional artisans engaged in the production of lacquerware. The Park was established to help preserve, nurture and grow skills by providing artisans with employment opportunities. This has been done through the provision of infrastructure and manufacturing facilities to exporters engaged in the production of wood craft, lacquerware and natural fibre products synonymous with the region. The infrastructure and facilities of the Park are also available to Architects, Designers and Companies for crafting and manufacturing of wooden products and laquerware.

Spread over 14 acres of land, the Park has a sophisticated Common Facility Service Centre with state-of-the-art wood working machines. Also being set up is a Common Facility Service Centre for natural fibre. Manufacturer-Exporters are establishing their individual manufacturing centers within the Park. These companies are engaged in the production of fashion accessories, corporate gifts, kitchen accessories, lifestyle products, wooden furniture, toys & dolls, educational equipments, accessories for perfumed products, natural fibre products, cane & bamboo articles and furniture.

Channapatna Crafts Park is a registered society with representation from the Department of Industries & Commerce, Government of Karnataka, Karnataka State Small Industries Development Corporation Limited, Visveswaraya Trade Promotion Centre, Karnataka State Handicrafts Development Corporation Limited and six manufacturer exporters.