The Mughals introduced handmade paper to India. Paper making is done in Jaipur where they made Bahi’s – Cloth bound books used by small businessmen and retailers. Auroville is a centre for handmade paper products.

Kite making is done in Delhi and in Ahmedabad.Paper is used in all traditional festivals for decorations.

Sanjhi paper stencils are made in Mathura, Agra and Jaipur.