Paper Title
Promoting Textile Surface Ornamentation

Indian products have definitely created a promising market in every nook and corner of the world. At this point we need to encourage the artisans. This paper explores the various interventions that we could take up to promote traditional surface ornamentation skill that is inherited in many Indian women - but have not realized their potential. Based on the experience gained in this field – over the years, a brief on targeting the right people is also briefed upon. To collectively solve the issue, we would need a multi-pronged approach, with the involvement of civil societies, Government stepping up the role of a regulator and improving the market interface. Keywords— Embroidery, Surface Ornamentation Cooperatives, Micro Enterprise.