Mats made in Dharmapuri
Mats made in Dharmapuri
Tamil Nadu

Watch: The Dying Mat Industry Of Dharmapuri

GST and lack of access to credit has run down the small scale industry in this town

K Srinivasan

K Srinivasan

The mat making industry is a small scale industry in Dharmapuri. What once used to be sold in states like Maharashtra, Goa and Madhya Pradesh, is now restricted to local sales in Tamil Nadu.

What does the mat industry need from the government in order to survive and recoup?

Watch the video below for details.

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