Impact Of Covid - 19 On Fire Crackers’ Manufacturers In Sivakasi, Tamilnadu

Document Type : Primary Research paper


Assistant Professor, Department of Commerce, Kristu Jayanti College, Bangalore


India’s firecracker capital Sivakasi is watching a dark Diwali this year, with Delhi and five states banning fireworks before the annual festival of lights. Manufacturers are blindsided by the abrupt ban, announced days before Diwali, a season when the town in Tamil Nadu sells over 80% of its crackers. Most manufacturers have shipped their products to stock across the country, and are now bracing for returns (Nidheesh, 2020). The objectives of the study is to seek out the factors influencing the ban of firecrackers manufactures with special regard to Sivakasi, Tamil Nadu. And also, to analysis the impact of COVID-19 with an equivalent. The first data were collected through questionnaire and adopted with suitable statistical tools and represented in graphs. The scope of the study is to supply suggestions and proposals towards the fire crackers manufacturers located in Sivakasi. In conclusion, fire cracker manufacturers may improve the business by way of reducing the chemicals and manage their waste in an eco-friendly manner.