Emerging Opportunities and Challenges in Indian Carpet Industry

Suresh Kumar Pandey


India is famous for handmade carpet producing country in the international market. Carpet industry is one of the most growing cottage industries in India. Major sharing of carpet manufacturing and export is from Bhadohi – Mirzapur which is also popular as carpet hub in the world wide. Bhadohi – Mirzapur is the carpet cluster in Uttar Pradesh. The sector is providing the job opportunity to lacs of people belonging to the weaker section and rural areas. Industry has also been playing vital role to stop these people from migrating to other places for earning their livings. The quantity of carpet export has also been increasing rapidly every year. The Carpet Industry is basically labour intensive and utilizes traditional techniques in production process which are generally not cost effective in nature which escalates the price of the product. There are tremendous opportunities in the industry to grown up with lot of challenges.

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