Bans bamboo is been traditionally harvested from the forests in Uttaranchal on a subsistence basis. It varies according to the altitude at which it grows. Local craftsmen produce it into a number of useful household products. Variety of baskets are made for carrying biomass, storing household goods, apart from Religious purposes. Artisans of Dhamas village involve bamboo basket making especially in winter season when there is not much work in the field. Rest of the time artisans engaged in agriculture. Women folk help men in weaving and bamboo splitting processes.
Uttarakhand, formerly Uttaranchal, well known as “Land of the Gods" due to the many holy Hindu temples, rivers and pilgrimage centers found throughout the state. Uttarakhand is mainly known for its natural beauty of the Himalayas and nearby place.