EPCH aims for Rs 1 lakh cr handicrafts exports by 2030
Jaipur, June 3 (KNN) Exports Promotion Council for Handicraft (EPCH) said that India is well-poised to come back strongly as it has set a target of Rs 1 lakh crore exports by 2030.
Handicrafts exports has declined due to the global geo-political tension, and economic turmoil in the exporting countries like the US and Europe.
However representatives of Exports Promotion Council for Handicraft (EPCH) said that India will make a strong comeback.
Last year, India exported handicrafts worth over Rs 30,000 crore.
But looking at the scope and the interest of the global buyers in India, EPCH has set a target of Rs 1 lakh crore by 2030.
The chairman of EPCH, Dileep Baid, promotor of Dileep Industries, said, “EPCH has chalked out a very comprehensive strategy, having a series of initiatives to reach exports of Rs 1 lakh crore.”
He said, “When we reach this target, we expect the industry to employ 70 lakh people. Currently, the sector engages 35 lakh people in the country, including 5 lakh in Rajasthan.” (KNN Bureau)