Our Team

Founder- Kalakriti 

Reema Nakra

Bringing Rural Artisans into the Mainstream Market

At Kalakriti, we strongly believe that there is a need to bring rural artisans into the mainstream market. Our founder, Reema Nakra, shares this vision and has dedicated herself to preserving and promoting traditional art and craft through sustainable livelihood initiatives. With a focus on Indian handicrafts, we provide marketing support to artisans and enable them to showcase their unique products across various sectors in India.

A Veteran in the Industry

Reema Nakra is not only the founder of Kalakriti but also an industry veteran with a wealth of experience. Prior to starting Kalakriti, she established Talent Search Management Consulting (TSMC) in Delhi. TSMC is a renowned management consulting firm that specializes in human resources. Reema completed her post-graduation in human resources from the Institute of Management Technology and holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from Delhi University.

Recognitions and Awards

Reema Nakra's contributions to the industry have been widely recognized and appreciated. She has received several prestigious awards and accolades throughout her career. Some of the notable ones include:

1. Best Indian Author-2021

Reema Nakra was honored with the title of "Best Indian Author-2021" for her book, "The Unstoppable Creative," by Critic Space Literary Journal. Her work has been featured in both national and international publications, further cementing her position as a prominent figure in the literary world.

2. Best Women Leadership Award

In 2022, Reema Nakra received the "Best Women Leadership Award" from Glantor-x. This award recognizes her exceptional leadership skills and contribution to empowering women in the industry. Reema's dedication to uplifting and supporting women has been a cornerstone of her career.

3. Best Author of the Year

Reema Nakra's book, "The Unstoppable Creative," received further recognition when she was awarded the title of "Best Author of the Year" by LIFT Magazine. This prestigious accolade solidifies her status as a talented and influential author.

4. Top HR Consulting Firm in India

Talent Search Management Consulting, under Reema Nakra's leadership, has been recognized as one of the top HR consulting firms in India by Business Talks. This recognition reflects the firm's commitment to providing exceptional HR solutions and services to its clients.

5. Best Recruitment Company Globally

In 2022, TSMC received the coveted title of "Best Recruitment Company Globally" by Great Companies-24. This global recognition showcases the firm's excellence in talent acquisition and recruitment practices.

6. Sahityakosh Samman Award 2022

Reema Nakra's literary contributions were further acknowledged when she was named the winner of the Sahityakosh Samman Award 2022 by Ne8x official. This esteemed award highlights Reema's exceptional writing skills and her impact on the literary community.

7. Tagore Commemorative 2022

Reema Nakra was honored with the Tagore Commemorative 2022 award by Ne8x official for her significant contributions to literacy and beyond. This award recognizes her dedication to promoting literacy and making a positive difference in society.

Our Artisans

1- Kamli Tribes,Udaipur,India

Our Artisans-Kamli Tribes, Udaipur: Empowering the Lesser Privileged Females of Rajasthan


The Kamli Tribes, based in Udaipur, India, is a unique initiative that was established in 2015 with the sole objective of empowering the lesser privileged females of the tribal areas in Rajasthan. Through their exclusive collection of high-quality handicraft items, the Kamli Tribes not only showcases the traditional art of cross-stitch hand embroidery but also transforms the lives of rural female artisans.

Empowering Rural Female Artisans

The Kamli Tribes is powered by a team of Fine Arts, NIFT, and NID alumni who are passionate about preserving traditional art forms and uplifting the community. These talented individuals work closely with highly trained and skilled rural female artisans, providing them with the necessary tools, training, and resources to create exquisite handicraft items.

Improving Lives and Educational Standards

Since its inception, the Kamli Tribes has made a significant impact on the lives and educational standards of over 650 tribal females and their families. Through regular and sustainable livelihood opportunities, these artisans have been able to break free from the cycle of poverty and enhance their overall quality of life.

Creating High-Quality Handicraft Items

The Kamli Tribes takes immense pride in representing an exclusive collection of high-quality handicraft items. Each item is a labor of love, meticulously handcrafted using the traditional art of cross-stitch hand embroidery. From intricate patterns and vibrant colors to fine detailing, the artisans pour their heart and soul into every creation.

Supporting Traditional Art Forms

By promoting the traditional art of cross-stitch hand embroidery, the Kamli Tribes ensures the preservation of a rich cultural heritage. This art form, which has been passed down through generations, not only represents the unique identity of the Kamli Tribes but also captivates art enthusiasts worldwide with its timeless beauty.

Ethical and Sustainable Practices

The Kamli Tribes prides itself on its ethical and sustainable practices. The organization believes in fair trade and ensures that the artisans receive fair wages for their exceptional craftsmanship. By providing them with a platform to showcase their artistry, the Kamli Tribes enables these talented individuals to achieve financial stability and independence.

Spreading Awareness and Appreciation

In addition to empowering rural female artisans, the Kamli Tribes also aims to spread awareness and appreciation for traditional Indian art forms. Through various outreach programs and collaborations with art galleries and museums, the organization serves as a catalyst for promoting art and culture, both locally and globally.

2- Sarwamangala, West Bengal, India

Self Help Group ,promoting and making handicraft products.

Our Artisans-Sarwamangala: Promoting Handicrafts in West Bengal, India


West Bengal, known for its rich cultural heritage and artistic traditions, is home to many talented artisans. Among them, Sarwamangala, a self-help group, has been playing a crucial role in promoting and making handicrafts in this region. With a specialization in creating various mats using coconut fibers, Sarwamangala has made a name for itself both within India and abroad. Let's explore the story behind this remarkable self-help group and their contributions to the handicraft industry.

Background of Sarwamangala

Sarwamangala, located in the beautiful state of West Bengal, was established with the primary objective of empowering local women and providing them with employment opportunities. Since its inception, the group has been tirelessly working towards preserving traditional art forms and reviving the skills of artisans in the region.

Promoting Handicrafts in West Bengal

One of the primary goals of Sarwamangala is to promote and showcase the rich heritage of West Bengal through handicrafts. By creating beautifully crafted mats using coconut fibers, the artisans of Sarwamangala bring forth their immense talent and creativity. These mats, available in various shapes, sizes, and designs, not only serve as functional home décor items but also represent the cultural identity of West Bengal.

Specialty in Coconut Fiber Mats

Coconut fiber mats, also known as coir mats, are the hallmark of Sarwamangala's craftsmanship. Highly skilled artisans meticulously handcraft these mats using natural and eco-friendly materials sourced from the abundant coconut trees in the region. The process involves extracting coconut fibers, twisting and weaving them into intricate patterns, and finally shaping them into mats of different styles and sizes.

Uniqueness and Versatility

What sets Sarwamangala's coconut fiber mats apart from others in the market is their uniqueness and versatility. The artisans incorporate traditional motifs and designs inspired by West Bengal's rich cultural heritage into their creations. These mats can be used for various purposes, such as door mats, floor mats, yoga mats, and even as decorative pieces. Each mat tells a story and carries the essence of West Bengal's artistic traditions.

Employment Opportunities for Women

One of the primary objectives of Sarwamangala is to empower women by providing them with sustainable employment opportunities. By joining the self-help group, women in and around Sarwamangala have not only gained financial independence but also developed skills that were previously limited to a few. The group facilitates training sessions and workshops to enhance the artisans' craftsmanship and continuously encourages their personal and professional growth.

Market Reach and Recognition

Sarwamangala's exquisite coconut fiber mats have garnered attention both within India and worldwide. The group actively participates in various domestic and international exhibitions, trade fairs, and craft bazaars to showcase their products and connect with a larger audience. Their quality craftsmanship and genuine dedication have earned them recognition and accolades in the handicraft industry.

Sustainability and Eco-Friendliness

Apart from promoting the rich art and culture of West Bengal, Sarwamangala is committed to sustainable practices. By utilizing coconut fibers, which are natural, renewable, and biodegradable, they contribute to environmental conservation. Their approach not only provides sustainable livelihoods for local artisans but also helps in minimizing the impact on the planet.

3- Himalayan Blooms, Uttarakhand, India

Our Artisans: Himalayan Blooms - Uttarakhand

Himalayan Blooms, a not-for-profit social enterprise, has transformed the lives of rural women in Champawat, Uttarakhand. By harnessing their existing skills in knitting, crochet, and tailoring, the organization has created alternative livelihoods and provided employment opportunities to over 200 artisans. The impact of Himalayan Blooms goes beyond financial independence; it has empowered these women to take charge of their lives and build a brighter future. Through their dedication and craftsmanship, they are not only contributing to their household income but also to the socio-economic development of their communities. With their market reach expanding globally, Himalayan Blooms is poised to grow and provide even more employment opportunities for rural women in Uttarakhand.

4- Antara Verma, Artisan from Darbhanga ,Bihar

Our Artisan - Antara Verma: Exploring Mithila Painting in Darbhanga, Bihar


Darbhanga, Bihar, holds a special place in India's cultural heritage. It is the heart of the Mithila region, known for its remarkable traditions and artistic expressions. One such form of art that has always been associated with this region is Mithila painting. Today, we delve into the world of Mithila painting through the eyes of a talented artisan, Antara Verma.

Antara Verma, hailing from Darbhanga, Bihar, has emerged as a shining star in the world of Mithila painting. Her love for this traditional folk art has allowed her to create visually captivating pieces that reflect the essence of Darbhanga's rich cultural heritage. With her talent and determination, Antara is poised to make great strides in the world of art and continue to spread the beauty of Mithila painting both nationally and internationally.

So, the next time you come across the name "Antara Verma," remember the passionate artisan behind the brush, dedicating her life to preserving and uplifting the art form of Mithila painting in the heart of Bihar.

Established in 2015, with one sole objective to empower the lesser

5- SARA Crafts- Uttarakhand

Our Artisan - SARA Crafts: Bringing You Ethically Sourced and Stylish Bamboo Products

At SaraCraft, we are passionate about providing you with ethically sourced, durable, and stylish Bamboo products. By choosing us, you are not only making a sustainable choice for your home, but also supporting local artisans and their communities. From kitchenware to furniture, our wide range of Bamboo products offers something for everyone. Join us in our mission to create a greener and more sustainable future, one Bamboo product at a time. Choose SaraCraft for your Bamboo needs, because responsible and stylish living can go hand in hand!

Remember, when it comes to Bamboo, choose SaraCraft – where sustainability meets style.

privileged females of the tribal areas of Rajasthan

Represents an exclusive collection of high quality handicraft items

through the traditional art of cross stitch hand embroidery

Powered by Fine Arts, NIFT and NID alumni and produced by highly

trained and skilled rural female artisans

Has so far beautifully improved lives and educational standard of 650+

tribal females and their families through regular livelihood




Established in 2015, with one sole objective to empower the lesser

privileged females of the tribal areas of Rajasthan

Represents an exclusive collection of high quality handicraft items

through the traditional art of cross stitch hand embroidery

Powered by Fine Arts, NIFT and NID alumni and produced by highly

trained and skilled rural female artisans

Has so far beautifully improved lives and educational standard of 650+

tribal females and their families through regular livelihood