TEXTILES

The textile industry in India occupies a unique position in our economy contributing tonearly a third of the countrys export earnings.It is one of the oldest and most widespread industry in India.This industry varies in its scale of operation from handloom weavers in villages powerloom units of moderate sizes to large mills employing hundreds of workers.This industry includes manufacturers, suppliers, wholesalers and exporters of CottonTextiles, Handloom, and Woollen Textiles etc.The textile industry in India has the vast potential for creation of employmentopportunities.The number of textiles manufacturers, suppliers, wholesalers and textiles exporters inIndia has increased rapidly after independence.Today, handloom and cotton textiles exports in India is counted among the mostimportant sectors.Textiles
The first cotton textile mill on modern lines was started in Mumbai in 1851.Climate in Mumbai – humid, suitable for spinningPort - able to import machinery from United Kingdom and export yarn to China.Up to 1930 Mumbai was the leading centreLater the mills were started at Ahmedabad and competition increased.The problems of the cotton industry began with the partition of the country,to be fed with raw cotton
●81% of irrigated land -Lost To PakistanRetained in India
●39% of cotton yield…..were mostly inwest Punjab was Lost to Pakistan
● 30% of the marketLost To PakistanCotton Textiles● 97% of the cotton textile mill
Importance of Textile Industry• Premier Industry of India• More than 2 crore of people - 40% of thecountry’s labour force directly or indirectlydepend on this industry.
• India is the 3rd largest cotton textilemanufacturing country of the world after USAand UK.• India is the 3rd largest exporter of cottontextiles after Japan and USA


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