Kumarappa National Handmade Paper Institute (KNHPI), based at Jaipur (under KVIC, Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises) is devoted to the betterment of Indian handmade paper industry since the very beginning of its inception. The institute is committed to provide state of art technology management to Indian handmade paper industry through continuous research, human resource development and support to the entrepreneurs in bringing up rural industrialization, ensuring environmental friendly practices, maintaining social and communal harmony, revitalization of ancient arts and crafts with modernization at affordable cost. The institute has been acclaimed a world-class institute and only of its kind in the area of handmade paper in the whole of Asia. Besides an ISO-9001:2008 certified institution; KNHPI has been recognized by the Department of Scientific and Industrial Research (DSIR), Govt. of India.