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Hand Embroiderer, Zari

Aliases: Zari Worker

Industry/Sector(s): Apparel


JOB DESCRIPTION 1

The tasks a Hand Embroiderer, Zari is expected to perform include:  

  • Sewing ornamental designs by hand over stamped or stencilled patterns on fabric
  • Stitching 'baith​​an' (cloth which forms base) to string loops of 'karchob' or 'adda' (embroidery frame)  
  • Cutting zari material into pieces of required size with scissors
  • Threading needle with yarn and stitching the 'zari' pieces and beads, etc. neatly   
  • Removing embroidered fabric from frame
WORK ENVIRONMENT 1, 2
  • It is a bench job
  • Need not handle a team
  • Local travelling is not a part of this job role
  • Part-time work and contractual jobs are available in some cities
  • Work from home option is not available
Working hours
  • Working hours are for 5/6 days a week and 8/9 hours everyday. This may vary from organization to organization
  • Shift system maybe available
  • Being self-employed is also an option. In this case, the working hours and days will be flexible
  • Overtime may be involved
Is the job suitable for a candidate with special needs?

This job is suitable for candidates with One Leg (OL), Both Leg (BL), Muscular Weakness (MW) and Hearing Impaired (HH)

This may vary from organization to organization​

EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATIONS AND TRAINING 3

Preferably, 10th/12th/Diploma

KEY COMPETENCIES 1
  • Understanding of different kind of fabrics like cotton, silk, velvet, etc.
  • Knowledge of special zardozi material like kora, kangani, sadi, nakshi, beads, etc.   
  • In-depth knowledge of various zardozi material and their designs
  • Knowledge of needle work and thread work   
  • Knowledge of different types of embroidery stitches
  • Knowledge of how to use and care for equipment
DESIRABLE COMPETENCIES 1
  • Attention to details
  • Ability to work in teams
AVAILABLE SKILL TRAINING AND LEARNING INSTITUTES 
  • Schools and colleges across India 
  • Institutes offering diploma across India 
AVAILABLE SKILL TRAINING SCHEMES/SCHOLARSHIPS 

For scholarship and schemes, use further links like:

SAMPLE OF TRAINING AND LEARNING COURSES 

For further guidance, contact your nearest Common Service Centre or Contact NCS Call Centre (Toll Free Number: 1800-425-1514)

CAREER PROGRESSION PATH 1

Entrepreneur

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Embroidery Designer  Teacher 

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Hand Embroiderer, Zari

The progression is indicative
EXPECTED EARNINGS 4
  • For candidates experience - Rs 14,000 to Rs 16,000 per month

These figures are indicative and subject to change

REQUIRED WORK EXPERIENCE 3

Generally, 2-6 years of experience required

PROBABLE EMPLOYERS 3, 4

Textile and garment units

KEYWORDS 
  • Zari worker
  • Zardozi worker
  • Karigar
OCCUPATIONAL CODES AND STANDARDS 
StandardCodeDescription
NCO 20157533.0300Hand Embroiderer, Zari
ISCO 20087533Sewers, Embroiderers and Related Workers
NIC 200813991; 13992Embroidery work and making of laces and fringes; Zari​ work and other ornamental trimmings
QP ReferenceNot availableNot available
NSQFNot availableNot available
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