When Delhi Blue Art Pottery closed in Delhi in 1985 due to Delhi’s strict land ceiling act. Delhi Blue Apartments come up on the land. The basement is converted to a pottery studio. Mansimran and Mary Singh who had already moved to Andretta village in the Kangra Valley, Himachal Pradesh, set up the Andretta Pottery and Crafts Society and rural marketing center with a grant from the Handicrafts Board. They offer three-month courses using local earthenware clay and regularly hold workshops.