The Indian Handicrafts sector is not only playing significant role in the country’s economy but also employing vast segment of people in rural and semi urban areas. Besides preserving cultural heritage, it is also generating valuable foreign exchange as the manufacturing is mainly with the indigenous raw material. The Handicrafts of India through the ages fascinated the world by its creativity, aesthetics and exquisite craftsmanship. India’s handicrafts are almost inexhaustible with infinite variety which has been refined during course of changing history. The Indian handicrafts are very important in terms of economic development.
They provide employment opportunities even with low capita investments and become a prominent income for foreign income. India is one of the leading producers and suppliers of handicraft products in the world. Handicraft production generates substantial foreign exchange by preserving cultural heritage. Handicrafts also leads to the promotion of cultural and economic development for students of art education in higher education. It also fascinated the world by its creativity, aesthetics that are almost inexhaustible which has been modified over time. Embroidery through different phrases has established its market in the times today from that of its origin. However, innovative and renovation has always kept the old art alive. Embroidery sector is a traditional sector that forms a balance with the modern trends and has now gained popularity over India and abroad. Embroidery provides a good base to Indian economy and the manufacturers.