Introduction to Batik Merbok


  • To establish a research and development centre for Batik Merbok (known as Batik Merbok Design Centre) that develops products and designs that are exclusive, creative, of high quality and compatible with the commercial and glocal needs.
  • To assist the NCER project in escalating the income and the socio-economic status of the rural communities; in particular single mothers, the poor and the disabled by getting them involved in the commercial batik workshops managed by BMDC.
  • To capitalize on the acknowledgment of UiTM Kedah in the Merbok district as the key consultant that provides consultation to BMDC in ensuring the collections, design motifs, production techniques and manufacturing of Batik Merbok stay unique with excellent quality and meet the contemporary demands.