Spinning - India's Textile Success

Spinning - India's Textile Success

Spinning - India's Textile Success

The government of Gujarat intends to invest - USD 3.28 billion in textile industry in next 5 years which will also help create 1 million jobs in the sector

Gujarat's Contribution

  • Largest producer (33%) with production of 93 lac bales in 2012-13 and exporter (60%) of cotton in the country
  • 50% of the country's art silk fabric is produced in Surat
  • Largest producer of denim in India (65%)
  • Highest number of medium and large textile processing houses (over 600)
  • Contributes to over one-fourth of the country's technical textile output
  • Largest manufacturer of man made and filament fabric
  • 2nd largest decentralized power loom concentrating state (50,000 looms (cotton)/8 lakh filament)

Gujarat a leader in textile sector with home to 1,560 medium and largest textile units and having 18 textile-related product clusters.

Gujarat's textile market is estimated to be around USD 25 billion by 2017

  • Presence of more than 1,000 Technical Textiles units across all sub-sectors of technical textiles.
  • Gujarat's technical textile market is estimated around INR 7737 crore in 2012-13 at current prices.
  • Contributes around 10% to the national technical textiles output.
  • Gujarat envisions to attract at least 2,000 new units with an investment worth USD 1600 million (INR. 10,000 crore) by introducing technical textile mission.
  • Technical textiles of Gujarat will strive to capture 50% of the Indian market.
  • Three dedicated textile SEZ are being planned in Ahmedabad.
  • Surat Apparel Park, a textile SEZ is already functional.
  • Two new Composite Centres for the development of technical textiles to be set up in Ahmedabad and Surat.