Rakhi creation is one of the most low-cost and homely-based business. It is an one of the way of women empowerment in rural and urban India.
Generally, traditional Rakhi is a decorated silk thread. In other words Rakhi is nothing but a thread with some ornamented with artificial pearls, beads or designer motifs, religious symbols, cartoons or even studded with jewels.
In our Country, we all celebrate Raksha Bandhan to strengthening the bond of love between brothers and sisters and fostering brotherhood. This festival show how brothers will protect their sister in times of crisis.
Housewife’s, moms and as such any individual can start this business with small capital investment. Rakhi is a seasonal item. You can also make boutique jewelry and friendship bands as a side business with Rakhi making. These items are acting as trend among kids, teens and young crowd. Here in this article, we try to show how to start a home-based Rakhi making business with small capital.
You can obtain a Trade License from local Municipal authority. For funding assistance, talk to your nearby banks. You can apply for a loan under MUDRA scheme.
Rakhi Making Resources
Rakhi manufacturing does not require any machines or equipments which is on the best advantage of this business. We just need to get some of the basic tools like Silk Thread (1 or more colors), Bangle, Satin Ribbon, General Craft Items to decorate Rakhi, Used Tooth Brush, Glue, Cotton thread, Beads, sequins knife, scissor etc. We can prepare many ranges of Rakhi. Such as Rakhi for kids, Rakhi with jari flowers, Rakhi with beads etc. You must acquire packaging consumable for Rakhi.
Where to Sell Rakhi
Sell the Rakhi to the local retailers and gift shops. Additionally, you can consider opening your own small kiosk for selling Rakhi. However, Rakhi is a seasonal item. Therefore, you must have other products to sell from the retail counter throughout the year.
Now days’ online selling is on boom, it will be like added benefit for you to sell from the online marketplaces like shop clues, Jabong, Amazon, Flipkart etc. We can sell the Rakhi as in exhibitions and even in festival fairs. As your business grows, you can setup your own online store with a wide range of other handicrafts items.