Flower Maker, Paper

Paper Florist

Crafts and Social Development Organisation

Himanshu Art Institute

Neetu?s Hobby Classes

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The tasks a Flower Maker, Paper is expected to perform include:

Making leaves and flower petals of paper of different shades and colours sets them on wire or bamboo wickers

Collecting paper sheets of required quantity, colours and shades for making flowers of desired type

Giving finishing touches by trimming and clipping edges and arranging them to form bunches or bouquet

Knowledge of folding and cutting paper by hand

Proficient in using pair of scissors or cutting die for mass production

Knowledge of different types of paper

Well-versed in preparing flower petals, leaves, etc., shapes, twists and trims

Proficient in cutting bits to form into petals and leaves of desired pattern

Knowledge of assembling petals and leaves together by gluing around wire stem to make into buds


Knowledge of making flowers from cloth or other material

Well-versed in preparing prepare novelties, such as Chinese lanterns, flower festoons and paper hand-fans

Eye for detail

Good communication skills

Ability to follow instructions

Dexterity of hands

Good Colour sense

High concentration levels

It needs one to be on their toes

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 available

Working hours
Working hours are 10/12 hours everyday for 5/6 days a week

Shift system maybe available

Self-employment is an option in this case working hours and days will be flexible

Is the job suitable for a candidate with special needs?
This job is suitable for candidates with One Arm (OA), Both Leg (BL), Muscular Weakness (MW), Blind (B), Low Vision (LV) and for those who have Hearing Impaired (HH)

The job is considered mildly hazardous or dangerous

Health hazards may include exposure to blade, sharp wire ends, glue, etc.

Occupational hazards may include cuts, bruises, etc.

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Overview of Paper Industry in India

Indian Paper Industry accounts for about 1.6% of the world's production of paper and paperboard. The estimated turnover of the industry is 25,000 crore (USD 5.95 billion) and its contribution to the exchequer is around 2,918 crore. The industry was delicensed effective from July 1997 by the Government of India & foreign participation is permissible. Most of the paper mills are in existence for a long time and hence present technologies fall in a wide spectrum ranging from oldest to the most modern. Paper in India is made from 40% of hardwood and bamboo fibre, 30% from agro waste and 30 % from recycled fibre. Newsprint and publication paper consumption account for 2 million tonnes, of which 1.2 million tonnes of newsprint paper is manufactured in India and the remaining 0.8 million tonnes is imported.

The Indian Paper Industry has the top 15 global players with an output of more than 6 million tonnes annually with an estimated turnover of 150,000 million. Indian Paper Industry is riding on a strong demand and on an expanding mood to meet the projected demand of 8 million tonnes by 2010 & 13 million tonnes by 2020.

Demand of Paper has been around 8% and during the years 2002-07 while newsprint registered a growth of 13% and Writing & Printing, Containerboard, Cartonboard and others registered growth of 5%, 11%, 9% and 1% respectively. So far, the growth in paper industry has mirrored the growth in GDP and has grown on an average 6-7 % over the last few years. India is the fastest growing market for paper globally and it presents an exciting scenario and paper consumption is poised for a big leap forward in sync with the economic growth and is estimated to touch 13.95 million tons by 2015-16.

The industry provides employment to more than 0.12 million people directly and 0.34 million people indirectly. Some of the paper products are sheet paper, paper boxes, tissues, paper bags, stationery, envelopes, and printed-paper products such as books, periodicals, and newspapers. Specialty papers like sandpaper, blueprint paper, carbon paper are not a part of paper products industry. Stationery includes greeting cards, printing and writing papers, school and office papers, etc. The toiletry products include paper towels, tissue paper, and bath tissue.


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