Handicraft Sector: The Comforting Sector of Employment Review

Document Type : Research Paper


Department of Humanities and Social Sciences, Maulana Azad National Institute of Technology Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh, India


The employment is a requisite if one wants to have a normal life, decent meals and a place to stay; it socializes the people and gives them some survival and esteem feeling in the society. Besides that Employment boosts personal well fear, morale integrity and self confidence. In India economy is diverse where employees are employed in agriculture, handicraft, a wide range of modern industries, and a multitude of services sectors. Despite of having multitude sectors of employment, agriculture sectors so far is the leading sectors of job provider and facilitator of basic essential for the survival of life. The handicraft sector is one of the prominent allied sector of agriculture and important sources of employment in India, which forms second leading source of employment in most of the under-developed as well as developing countries. However, providing mere employment is not enough in today’s competitive and demand driven market. Satisfying the existing employees and motivating new entries is the strategy of surviving. In this paper we will try to explain the employment importance of the handicraft sector and the economy value of handicrafts for the individual and for the national economy.