The textile industry in India contributes to a whopping 63% of the global garment and textile market. And it continues to grow steadily. The industry is responsible for generating 35 million direct employments across the country.
The state of Rajasthan has a deeply rooted tradition for textiles. 69 out of 892 spinning mills in India are located in Bhilwara district, Rajasthan which consists of Spinning, Weaving, Dyeing, Processing and Printing units. A majority of these industries are affianced in the process of manufacturing synthetic blended yarn which accounts for 40 percent of the total yarn manufactured all over India.
It has an investment of $ 53 million USD with an employment of 59,383 people in the textile industries. Bhilwara has emerged as India’s largest manufacturer of fabrics. Also known as the Textile City of India, it is a famous industrial town of Rajasthan. It encompasses 50 percent of the total polyester fabrics and suits manufactured in India. The state Government of Rajasthan has proposed to allow 300 acres of land in Bhilwara and about 100 apparel companies have applied for land to start their industry over here.
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