Cane & Bamboo of Bihar & Jharkhand

The Chota Nagpur plateau region is thickly populated with bamboo grooves and the tribes of the region are masters in making exquisite baskets, cane products and other utility items. The tropical climate of this region has a tradition of bamboo craft and the availability of abundant raw material has enabled the locals to master this ancient craft. Cane and bamboo have multiple uses. While the thick bamboo stem is used in building, cut-bamboo is used as water-containers. Other uses are woven mats for floors, baskets etc. Furniture of cane and bamboo of this region is classic.