A window blind is a window covering composed of long strips of fabric or rigid material. Blinds are made of variety of materials; the material chosen depends on the aesthetic and functionality required. The desired functional performance include light and glare control, desired outside view, ease in handling and maintenance, acoustic performance, etc. Industry survey reveals that blinds are of typically the same width and height as the window itself or slightly wider and taller depending on whether they are fixed inside or outside the window\'s reveal. The fabric requirement in a blind for a window size of 6 ft X 6 ft is approximately 4.2 square meters. As per industry sources the market size for blinds is estimated at Rs 1050 crore.