Home / Knowledge / News / Apparel/Garments / Gokaldas Exports sets up new production facility at apparel park

Gokaldas Exports sets up new production facility at apparel park

Dec '06
Gokaldas Exports Ltd, India's largest manufacturer of readymade fashion garments, today announced setting up of a new production facility in Nacharam Mini Apparel Park, Hyderabad. The facility will be spread over 9 acres and will have manufacturing capacity of over 10 lakh garments annually. Dr Y S Rajasekhara Reddy, Hon'ble Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh, laid the foundation stone for the new facility with the capacity to produce over one million garments annually. Total investments in the plant is estimated at Rs. 25 crores. The facility will house about 2000 machines. It will provide employment to approx 2500 workers directly and 2000 indirectly. The plant is expected to be operational by late 2007. Gokaldas will produce outerwear, which earns good margins and bottomwear which has been the revenue earner of the company since inception. The Hyderabad facility is a part of the large-scale expansion plan of Gokaldas Exports of growing from the current 24 mn garments annually to 26 mn in 2007 and 30 mn in 2008. The support of the Andhra Pradesh government and the availability of cheap and skilled labor in Hyderabad have been the prime reasons for Gokaldas to put up a facility here. “As we enter the new and more aggressive growth phase it becomes imperative for us to scale up our production capacity and we were looking at multiple locations for setting up our new units." said Mr. Rajendra Hinduja, Director, Gokaldas Exports. "The pro-activeness of the Andhra Government and its industry-friendly measures clinched the decision in favor of Hyderabad. We look forward to the new facility coming on stream and the role it would play in powering our growth in the future.” he added. The new facility will cater to brands like Nike, Pierre Cardin, Adidas, Tommy Hilfiger, Reebok, Banana Republic, Abercrombie and Fitch, Spykar, of the US and European markets.

Gokaldas Exports Ltd

Must ReadView All

Pic: Shutterstock

Apparel/Garments | On 21st Feb 2020

France unveils environment score system for apparel

France has launched a system under which apparel may now display a...

Pic: Asia Pacific Rayon

Textiles | On 21st Feb 2020

APR’s new viscose rayon production facility inaugurated

The president of Indonesia, Joko Widodo, has inaugurated Indonesia's...

Pic: II.studio / Shutterstock.com

Fashion | On 21st Feb 2020

Re-commerce gaining momentum in India

The hazards of fashion industry are well-known, and to curb its...

Interviews View All

Textile industry, Head honchos

Textile industry
Head honchos

Quality should be the #1 priority

Dinaz Madhukar, DLF Emporio and DLF Promenade

Dinaz Madhukar
DLF Emporio and DLF Promenade

‘Each event and promotion is planned out keeping in mind the business of...

Top executives, Textile industry

Top executives
Textile industry

Denimsandjeans India 2018

Amol Bhagwati,

Amol Bhagwati

A textile finishing solution provider, Inspiron Engineering Private...

Will Qian,

Will Qian

Honghua Digital Technology Stock Co., Ltd. specialises in the R&D,...

Abhishek Ralli,

Abhishek Ralli

Guide group is a government recognised manufacturing house engaged in the...

Dave Rousse, INDA

Dave Rousse

INDA, a global association of the nonwoven fabrics industry, has been...

Prof Seokheun (Sean) Choi, Binghamton University, State University of New York (SUNY)

Prof Seokheun (Sean) Choi
Binghamton University, State University of New York (SUNY)

A team of researchers from the State University of New York (SUNY),...

Suresh Patel, Sidwin Fabric

Suresh Patel
Sidwin Fabric

Sidwin Fabric is a manufacturer and exporter of polypropylene textiles and ...

Anjali Bhaskar, Samatvam

Anjali Bhaskar

Anjali Bhaskar has an experience of 12 years in the fashion industry. She...

Sandeep and Sarah Shaikh Gonsalves, SS Homme

Sandeep and Sarah Shaikh Gonsalves
SS Homme

SS Homme celebrates the craft of traditional tailoring through the bespoke ...

Rajesh Pratap Singh, Rajesh Pratap Singh

Rajesh Pratap Singh
Rajesh Pratap Singh

<div>Ace fashion designer <b>Rajesh Pratap Singh</b> has used Tencel to...

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


Leave your Comments

February 2020

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

Advanced Search