India has a very rich culture of hand made articles. Every state of India contribute something towards this. Handicraft is one of major source of income in Rural India.

This idea when implemented is going to increase the source of income for all the rural areas of India by initially providing them with indirect employment. At the later stages, however, we will be able to provide the rural artisans direct employment by having in-house manufacturing for fast moving items.

Also, since the platform is Internet, which can also be reached by international organizations, thereby creating a wider exposure for rural artisans.

The idea also involves tie-ups with NGOs and providing them another source of income; promoting handicraft training and development programmes for people who are interested in the handicraft industry, thereby giving opportunities to many of the rural artisans to spread their knowledge....
India has a very rich culture of hand made articles. Every state of India contribute something towards this. Handicraft is one of major source of income in Rural India.

This idea when implemented is going to increase the source of income for all the rural areas of India by initially providing them with indirect employment. At the later stages, however, we will be able to provide the rural artisans direct employment by having in-house manufacturing for fast moving items.

Also, since the platform is Internet, which can also be reached by international organizations, thereby creating a wider exposure for rural artisans.

The idea also involves tie-ups with NGOs and providing them another source of income; promoting handicraft training and development programmes for people who are interested in the handicraft industry, thereby giving opportunities to many of the rural artisans to spread their knowledge.
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