Home / Knowledge / News / Apparel/Garments / Biggest Garment City to open in Hyderabad
Biggest Garment City to open in Hyderabad
Dec '09
Sindh Chief Minister has approved the establishment of a Garment City in Hyderabad and earmarked Rs. 100 million for feasibility preparation. The Garment city would take two years to complete and will be set up on 500 acres of land at an estimated cost of around Rs. 225 million, informed Sindh Minister for Industries and Commerce Mr. Rauf Siddiqui in a meeting.

Mr. Siddiqui who chaired the meeting said, in a bid to improve the export of value added garments, made ups and accessories as well as leather garments to international markets, the government will provide facilities and necessary infrastructure to textile, leather and garment sector. Foreign investors or entrepreneurs could also begin production in the garment city in accordance with WTO requirements, he added.

The project is expected to attract foreign investors, wherein they will get contemporary factory space, and it would generate ample of job opportunities, particularly for women. In the countries, including, China, Singapore, Vietnam and Bangladesh, garment cities are already operating successfully, while India is coming up with industrial parks for garments.

Three Garment cities in Pakistan at Lahore, Karachi and Faisalabad are anticipated to develop state-of-the-art facilities for garment manufacturers, under the Trade Policy. The garment city, which is to be set up in Hyderabad on 500 acres of land, would be the biggest in Pakistan, informed the Minister.

He ordered the Secretary, Industries & Commerce to complete the project before stipulated period of two years so that people of Sindh could reap social and economic benefits.

Fibre2fashion News Desk - India

Must ReadView All

Textiles | On 9th Dec 2016

ACIMIT signs MoU with Pakistan textile bodies

In a bid to strengthen the trading in garments and textiles between...

Textiles | On 9th Dec 2016

‘Less demand may make it hard to achieve export target’

The $48 billion target for textiles and garment exports for 2016-17...

Textiles | On 9th Dec 2016

GST Council may decrease tax rates in future: CBEC

The goods and services tax (GST) Council might reduce the proposed...

Interviews View All

Pratik Bachkaniwala
Palod Himson Machines

Fabric processing machines are picking up

Neel Sawhney
One Friday

‘The share of kidswear segment in the online sector is still small in...

Yash Agarwal
Hitansh Online

Every market region has its own culture and trends

Steve Cole
Xerium Technologies

Steve Cole of Xerium Technologies discusses the industry. Xerium is the...

Ashok Desai
Bombay Textile Research Association

Bombay Textile Research Association (BTRA) is a leading name in textile...

Marten Alkhagen
Swerea IVF AB

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

Ritu Kumar
Label Ritu Kumar

‘Classics will return’ "There are a lot of people wearing western clothes ...

Pranav Mishra

Designers Pranav Mishra and Shyma Shetty’s Huemn is known for its...

Bani Batra

Bani Batra’s couture wedding collection is inspired by traditional Indian...

Press Release

Press Release

Letter to Editor

Letter to Editor

RSS Feed

RSS Feed

Submit your press release on


Letter To Editor

(Max. 8000 char.)

Search Companies

December 2016

December 2016

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


Browse Our Archives


Advanced Search