This district was famous for its textile industry in 17th and 18th century. The East India Company arranged to export the handloom clothes manufactured in Khairabad and Dariyabagh. Biswan was famous for earthen potteries. In 1886, artists from Biswan got bronze medal in empire exhibition held at London, for artistic display on earthen pots. The district was also famous for engraved door panels. Presently the district is not very famous from Industrial point of view. There are five sugar mills and some flour mills, rice mills in the district. The district is mainly famous for its cotton and woolen mat (Durries). Laharpur and Khairabad are famous for it’s production and export.