Indian weaving industry provides huge employment, after agriculture this industry is largest provider of work force.


Current Scenario


Indian weaving industry employs huge amount approx. 12.5 million people of the Indian population still it considered as a failing industry. Although a large market for weaving products exists in the international and domestic it is experiencing wicked phase. The contribution to national GDP and in export revenue from this industry is also remarkable.


Total no. of weaving industries built up in India is appx. 38, 00,000, which again bifurcated as below:

North and Eastern part = 15, oo, ooo

Southern state of Andhra Pradesh = 3, 2o, 000

(Mainly in Chirala, Pedana, Polavaram, Mangalagiri, Pochamapali, Ponduru, Dharamvaram, Narayanpet, Puttapaka, Madhavaram, Emmiganur and Gadwal)


Both the weaving sectors of northern and southern India are engaged in the weaving production for the domestic market only.



Proportion of shuttleless looms in different countries


 

 

SWOT Analysis of Indian Weaving Industry



Statistics of Indian Textile Weaving Machinery


Production

Value in Rs. Millons

Section of Textile Machinery

2005-06

2006-07

2007-08

2008-09

2009-10 (P)

Weaving & Allied Machines

4445

5810

6216

4104

4950



Import

Value in Rs. Millons

Description

Heading No.

2005-06

2006-07

2007-08

2008-09

2009-10

Weaving Machines (Looms)

84.46

15275

12596

11057

8717

10000



Export

Value in Rs. Millons

Description

Heading No.

2005-06

2006-07

2007-08

2008-09

2009-10

Weaving Machines (Looms)

84.46

119

247

215

4466

150



References


  • TMMA