The year 1961 witnessed the birth of The Rajasthan Small Industries Corporation Limited (RSIC), as a Government of Rajasthan Undertaking. And in 1975 RSIC was accorded the status of a Public Limited Company. It plays a major role in promoting the handicrafts produced in the state. The Corporation assists the craftsmen by providing them the designs and facilities for marketing of the products. Rajasthali, its showroom, is an exclusive sales outlet with branches throughout India.RSIC not only helps augment the income of the craftspersons, but also accords them their well-deserved recognition and honours them with various awards. Mastercraftsmen from Rajasthan have received State Award for their excellence in craftsmanship and contribution to the handicrafts field.
EXPORT INFRASTRUCTURE SERVICES: The Corporation is operating Inland Container Depots (ICDs) at Jaipur, Jodhpur, and Air Cargo Complex at Sanganer, Jaipur. RSIC having two more ICD’s at Bhiwadi and Bhilwara which are presently non-operational.
DISTRIBUTION OF RAW MATERIAL:The Corporation is providing raw materials – Iron & Steel and Coal to the SSI units.
MARKETING OF SSI PRODUCTS: The Corporation is providing marketing assistance to the SSI units for its products – Steel Furniture, Tent & Tarpaulins, Desert Coolers, Polythene Bags, Barbed Wire and Angle Iron Posts.