Indian handicrafts exports counts approximately 10.4% of total export data yet Indian handicrafts industry is highly labour intensive and decentralised and to preserve the rich cultural and art strong financial is needed.
Small businesses are the engines of job growth in any developing economy. There are 26 million small enterprises in India, employing over 60 million. Yet only about 5% of these enterprises have access to the capital they require.
Education is both the means as well as the end to a better life; means, because it empowers an individual to earn his/her livelihood and the end because it increases one's awareness on a range of issues – from healthcare to appropriate social behaviour to understanding one's rights, and in the process evolve as a better citizen.
With over 60% of Indian children unable to complete secondary education for want of resources and less than 1% of the youth learning a trade or skill in a formal manner, the statistic will become a reality in 2030 if we don’t act now.