OurStory Odisha State Co-operative Handicraft Corporation Ltd. (OSCHC Ltd.) was founded in 1959 with the primary goal of supporting handicraft artists with their marketing efforts. Along with hosting exhibitions in prime places, it also engages in developmental activities including the opening of the raw-materials bank, the issuance of Photo ID Cards, skill training, product development programs, GI Registration, etc.
OSCHC Ltd. created www.utkalikaodisha.com to promote and successfully represent the handicrafts and Handloom products of Odisha online. In addition, to further grow our online marketing and reach a larger audience, we have partnered with well-known e-commerce businesses like Gocoop and Flipkart.
The Corporation is currently headed by a Managing Director who is an O.A.S. officer. It is noteworthy to mention here that Utkalika operates under the administrative control of the Handlooms, Textiles & Handicrafts Department, Government of Odisha.