ECONOMY OF SANTIPUR
The main economic stream of Santipur is Handloom Industry.  About 70% of the people of Santipur are involved directly or indirectly to this cottage Industry.  The weaving work at Santipur is done with the help of fine yearn.  Handloom clothes are made with the help of jackard machine.  A lot of changes and uplipment have been made and the design, colour and weaving system of Handloom Clothes have been improved with the passing of time. This Industry gives the recognition of Santipuri Sharees in the market.  The most advantageous feature of Santipuri Sharees are the coarser texture, normal beating, high durability and cheaper price compared to Tangail Sharees . Apart from Shantipuri Sarees, other special types of handloom products are Tangail Sarees, Jamdani Sarees, stoles & scarves, running yardage, dress materials etc are also produced from this region. But the economic condition of the weavers is not remarkable.

Another economic activities of Santipur is  Agriculture.  About 20% of the people of Santipur earn their livelihood through Agriculture.  Several types of crops such as Paddy, Jute, Wheat, Sugar-cane, Muster seed and vegetable are produced at Santipur, The marketing system of Agricultural products is very good.  It is expected that in near future it will be improved with the invent of modern Agricultural equipments and new system of Agriculture

" Amulet " which is popularly known as "Maduli" is an another cottage industry of Santipur.  Maduli Industry is a very popular Industry of this Town.  Maduli is made with coper sheet and it has a good market through India and abroad.  A good numbers of persons are economically dependent on it.Clay Modeling Industry of Santipur is a very popular cottage Industry. Several Idols and Deities are made with Bamboo, Mud and colour etc.   This Idols and Deities are supplied in several parts of India and outside.  A good numbers of persons are economically dependant on this Cottage Industry and they earn their livelihood from it.  It may be said that this Cottage Industry will surely be improved and developed in near future.

Brass and Belmetal cottage Industry is an another cottage Industry of Santipur.  With the help of Brass and Belmetal several types of Utensils , Idols and worshipping equipments  are made at Santipur.  It is a remarkable cottage Industry of Santipur.  A certain persons earn their livelihood through this cottage Industry.  Their economic condition is not remarkable.

Carpentary  and making of wooden wheels for carts is an another important cottage Industry of Santipur.  A few persons earn their livelihood through this cottage Industry.Washing of Handloom Clothes, woolen garments and shawls and dying of yarn is an another cottage Industry of Santipur.  And still a good numbers of persons are dependent on it.