The handicraft business in India accounts for a significant portion of the country’s total exports. And there are over 70,000 exporting companies that are actively marketing handicrafts from India. As a result, over seven million artisans, including women, are employed in this sector. During the years 1998-1999, the market for handicrafts in India brought in a staggering amount of money. More than one million US dollars. The value of Indian Handicraft Export reached a stunning 128 billion rupees in 2019. Up from 118 billion rupees in 2018. This is an increase of 10 billion rupees from the previous year.