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Design Resources on
Jakhoi and Khaloi

The Craft of Utensils
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Traditional bamboo crafts from Assam
by Professor Keyur Sorathia and Tanima Das
Department of Design, IIT Guwahati

Product Semantics Home Jakhoi and Khaloi:
 

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00. Introduction
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 01. Different kinds of bamboo
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02. Area of research
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03. Khaloi
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04. Jakhoi
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05. Other bamboo products
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 06. Comments and Feedback
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 07. Credits
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Different kinds of bamboo


Assam is rich in its forest resources.  It is well known for its diverse variety of bamboo and cane species.  The agro- climatic condition of the state and the abundance of bamboo in the forest makes it a major source of raw material. It forms an integral part of the lifestyle and economy of Assam.

The forests of Mizo Hills, Cachar, Mikir and North Cachar Hills, Nowgong and Lakhimpur districts are rich in bamboo like 

• Muli (Melocannabambusoides)

• Dalu (Teinostachyumdalloa)

• Khang (Dendrocalmuslongispatnus)

• Kaligoda (Oxytenantheranigrociliata)

• Pecha (Dendrocalamus Hamilton) to name a few.