Home / Knowledge / News / Apparel/Garments / Tirupur to be transformed into textile tourist destination
Tirupur to be transformed into textile tourist destination
07
Apr '09
Tirupur a town in Tamil Nadu is a cluster, very well known for its cotton knit garment and undergarment export and domestic industry. Now the district administration wants to take the industry one notch higher by promoting textile tourism in Tirupur.

The objective behind this novel scheme is to showcase the distinctive textile and apparel products produced here and also draw attention to the various processes adopted across the whole value chain by the entrepreneurs of the region.

Under the scheme, outlets selling textiles and apparels manufactured in Tirupur will be set up alongside the three highways connecting Tirupur, which would help consumers traversing the highways to purchase goods without having to enter the garment town.

Parallel to these outlets, textile and clothing manufacturing units would be set up again alongside the highways to enable the visitors to get a distinctive idea of the processes involved in producing a piece of garment, which they later wear.

Fibre2fashion spoke exclusively to Mr Sakhtivel, President of Tirupur Exporters Association who said that,” Yes, this is welcome step taken by the district administration. We feel it will definitely benefit Tirupur textile sector”.

He proudly added by saying, “As every one is well aware that products from Tirupur are very famous even in international markets, we are ready to extend full cooperation & support for the fulfillment of this project”.

This venture is expected to be a public-private partnership and will be set up in collaboration with textile and apparel bodies of Tirupur.

Fibre2fashion News Desk - India

Must ReadView All

Apparel/Garments | On 23rd Mar 2017

UK's National Living Wage to be £7.50 from April 2017

The National Living Wage in the UK for workers aged 25 and above is...

Textiles | On 23rd Mar 2017

Trutzschler launches Toyota-Truetzschler comber machine

Trutzschler, one of the world's leading textile machinery...

Jeff Bezos (L) and Amancio Ortega. Courtesy: Forbes

Apparel/Garments | On 23rd Mar 2017

Amazon founder Jeff Bezos is world's 3rd richest man

The biggest gainer and the third richest man on the Forbes' 31st...

Interviews View All

Sachin Sharma
Gem Enviro Management Pvt Ltd

There are no significant differences between virgin yarn and PET recycled...

Akash Khetan
Narayan Tex Fab

I find it hard to find professionals in Surat

Amardeep Singh
Orient Craft

'In export markets, the trend in terms of embroidery, is towards matte...

Iago Castro Asensio
RCfil Distribuciones S.L.

Iago Castro Asensio, International Business Manager of RCfil...

Marcel Alberts
Eurofibers

Coating at a fibre level is a practice not usually seen in the...

Marten Alkhagen
Swerea IVF AB

Marten Alkhagen, Senior Scientist - Nonwoven and Technical Textiles of...

Rupa Sood and Sharan Apparao
Nayaab

Nayaab, an exhibition meant to celebrate Indian weaves, is in its second...

Tony Ward
Tony Ward

"You have to truly understand what your client wants, know her needs, what ...

Igor Chapurin
Chapurin

"Now we can see the Russian trend in international fashion. And Russian...

Press Release

Press Release

Letter to Editor

Letter to Editor

RSS Feed

RSS Feed

Submit your press release on


editorial@fibre2fashion.com

Letter To Editor






(Max. 8000 char.)

Search Companies





SEARCH

news category


Related Categories:
March 2017

March 2017

Subscribe today and get the latest update on Textiles, Fashion, Apparel and so on.

SUBSCRIBE


Browse Our Archives

GO


eNEWS
Insights
Subscribe today and get the latest News update in your mail box.
Advanced Search