The Metal Handicrafts Service Centre, Moradabad, is an institution established by Government of India with financial and technical assistance of UNDP and Government of Uttar Pradesh as well and is functioning under the administrative control of Development Commissioner (Handicrafts), Ministry of Textiles, government of India. The centre is a national level institution for testing, metal finishing and allied process of metal art wares and providing necessary up gradation of skills and technique/service to the exporters situated in and around Moradabad.
Metal Handicrafts Service Centre has been established with all advance technology and facilities in metal coating/finishing, Research Testing & Calibration Laboratory (RTCL). The centre is also involved with training to artisans for advance tools and technique. With a motive to develop innovative designs in metal handicrafts it conducts design and technical development workshops at various artisans cluster in the country and It is developing a design bank at its centre at Moradabad for the benefit of exporters and artisans. A new project for plasma coating on metal art wares in also on anvil. The common facilities of the centre is under implementation of ISO 9001:2000. The RTC laboratory of the centre is accredited with National Accreditation Board for Testing and Calibration Laboratories (NABL), Department of Science & Technology, Government of India.