• lalitpur
  • Zari Silk Sarees

    Zari Silk Sarees

    Zari is an even thread traditionally made of fine gold or silver used mostly in traditional garments, especially as brocade in saris etc. It is believed this tradition started during the Mughal era. Today, in most fabrics, Zari has cotton or polyester yarn at its core, wrapped by golden/silver metallic yarn. There are around 400 weavers who are engaged in making Silk Sarees in this district. These elegant Sarees are known all over the world for their transparency, exquisite designs and engraved buti work. These are supplied to be sold in all major cities of the country. As many as 5000 Cotton and Silk Sarees are made here every year.


    Lalitpur District situated in Bundelkhand region of Uttar Pradesh. The geographical area of the district is 5,039 sq. km. It is adjacent to Jhansi District of Uttar Pradesh by a narrow corridor to the North East; to the East lies Tikamgarh District, to the South Sagar District and to the West Ashoknagar and Shivpuri districts. Availability of minerals in district is good for construction purpose. There are many patches of hills in district Lalitpur, rich in concrete stone and granite stone. These are used for construction of building etc. The total forest area of the district is 76160 Hectares.

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    • Major Industries


    • Lead Acid Storage Battery
    • Readymade Garments
    • Shoe & Leather Products
    • Plastic Based

    • Woollen, Silk and Artificial thread Based Clothes
    • Agro Based Food Products
    • Soda Water/Beverages
    • Cotton Textile
    • Jute and Jute Based
    • Ready-Made Garments and Embroidery
    • Wood/Wooden Based Furniture
    • Paper and paper Products
    • Leather based
    • Chemical/Chemical Based
    • Rubber, Plastic and Pero Based
    • Mineral Based
    • Metal based (Steel Fab.)
    • Engineering Units
    • Electrical Machinery and Transport Equipment
    • Repairing and Servicing
    • Other Manufacturing