Indian Institute of Carpet Technology:

The Indian Institute of Carpet Technology Srinagar (IICT) is an Autonomous institute, established by office of the Development Commissioner (Handicrafts), Ministry of textiles, Govt of India and the Department of Industries and Commerce (Directorate of Handicrafts), Govt. of Jammu & Kashmir. The IICT, Sgrinagar has been set up to provide technical support and development support to the carpet industries specific to Jammu & Kashmir.The main activities of IICT Sgr resolve around, Human Resource & Development(HRD), Research & Development(R&D), Design Creation and Development(DCD)and other Technical services to the industry. The IICT, Sgr is a satellite centre of Institute of Carpet technology, Bhadohi. The institute commenced functioning in the financial year 2004-05.

The aims and objectives of IICT Srinagar are:

To provide technical service support to the regional carpet industry through Research and Development (R&D), Human Resources Development (HRD), Design Creation and Development (DCD) and other Technical Services (TS) .

To organize and provide education and training in one or more aspects of carpets and textile technology To introduce and integrate the use of digital technology towards enhancing the production and trade of the region carpet industry.