Agarbatti Industry is one of the labour intensive cottage types of traditional industries in Moreover; it is an export-oriented industry also. In fact, this is one the items considered for boosting exports. Owing to the low level of technology involved in this industry, this can be taken to rural /urban areas without much difficulty.
The burning of incense in religious and social functions has been practiced in India since early times. Dup an aromatic powder or paste is burnt in Indian homes as fragrant fumigant. The burning time of an agarbatti varies from 15 minutes to 3 hours according to quality and size. Agarbatti is also obtained in other forms such as dashang(sticky paste or powder) deep(cones and Dhup, tablets etc.)