The textile industry plays a very important role in the national economy. It is one of the major industries in India. Handloom enjoys exclusive position in our textiles and clothing exports. Over the years, its importance has been increasing despite large-scale mechanization. This book is concerned with household textile units located in the Kumaon region of Uttarakhand, in terms of their sustainability and to explore the possibilities of value-addition for Kumaon artisans, involved in making traditional textile products. This book is specially designed to serve as a reliable reference book for students, scholars, researchers, artisans involved in the activity, and as well as planner, for formulation policies and planning programmers to ensure a regular and a dependable supply of different inputs, needed for the improvement of this industry.