Indian Textiles

The Textile industry in India traditionally, after agriculture,is the only industry that has generated huge employment for both skilled and unskilled labor in textiles. The textile industry continues to be the second largest employment generating sector in India. It offers direct employment to over 35 million in the country. The share of textiles in total exports was 11.04% during April–July 2010, as per the Ministry of Textiles. During 2009-2010, Indian textiles industry was pegged at US$55 billion, 64% of which services domestic demand. In 2010, there were 2,500 textile weaving factories and 4,135 textile finishing factories in all of India. According to AT Kearney’s ‘Retail Apparel Index’, India is ranked as the fourth most promising market for apparel retailers in 2009

With the continuous growth of global production and consumption of textile related products and services, there are both opportunities and challenges for the textile industry. The Textile Services are a part of Textile Industry and are needed to manufacture, finish, market and distribute the products. Textile Services as basic from pleating and Contract Weaving to as modernized as Computer- Aided Designs are all available in the market.