Articles tagged under: Textile

Fire breaks out at Ahmedabad based textile unit of Jindal

October 30, 2019
Fire breaks out at Ahmedabad based textile unit of Jindal

Ahmedabad: Major fire broke out at textile manufacturing unit of Jindal Worldwide Ltd in Narol area of Ahmedabad on Tuesday evening. A team of 10 fire fighting vehicles and 35 personnel were still deployed to douse the fire even on the next day in the morning. Read More

Reliance Industries, World’s largest polyester fiber maker, aims to make ‘sustainable clothing’ affordable

September 11, 2019
Reliance Industries, World’s largest polyester fiber maker, aims to make ‘sustainable clothing’ affordable

Mumbai: ‘Sustainable fashion’ is becoming a buzz word in the fashion industry as large corporates, textile manufactures, fashion designers and renowned fashion houses are aggressively putting their act together to meet the burgeoning demand for sustainable fashion apparels. Today, the youth is aware and conscious about the environment and they are demanding sustainable products, having lowest carbon footprints and one that can be disposed of with least harm to the environment. Relia...Read More

Despite GST regime benefits, apparel Industry in Gujarat facing substantial downturn due to a host of factors:CMATA President Kothari

August 01, 2019
Despite GST regime benefits, apparel Industry in Gujarat facing substantial downturn due to a host of factors:CMATA President Kothari

Ahmedabad: Despite the streamlining of the cloth making business in Gujarat due to GST regime, the apparel manufacturers in this western state are facing a substantial downturn in business due to the slowing down of the 'flow of money or the cycle of rotation of money', President of the Clothing Manufacturers And Traders Association of Ahmedabad, one of the main hubs of this business in India, Girish Kothari today said. Talking to newsmen on the sidelines of the inaugural session of a t...Read More

Foundation stone laid for Karanj Textile Park in Surat

March 06, 2019

Surat: Textile minister Smriti Irani today laid foundation stone for Karanj textile park which has more than 40 units of weaving, knitwear and texturising. The textile park was approved under Government of India’s Scheme of Integrated Textile Park (SITP) which will have weaving, knitting & texturizing units and will provide employment to over 1500 people leading to revenue generation of more than Rs. 300 crore according to minister Irani. Foundation stone was also laid for 25 MLD ZL...Read More

Gujarat Government declares Textile Policy 2018, here’s full draft

January 11, 2019
Gujarat Government declares Textile Policy 2018, here’s full draft

Gandhinagar: Presented here is the draft of new Textile policy - 2018 declared by the Government of Gujarat: Read More

Arvind Limited initiates operations at its new large garmenting hub in Gujarat

November 27, 2018
Arvind Limited initiates operations at its new large garmenting hub in Gujarat

Ahmedabad: Arvind Limited, the $1.7 billion textile-to-retail conglomerate, today announced the launch of its largest garmenting hub in Gujarat, as part of its capacity expansion strategy, with two manufacturing facilities in Bavla near Ahmedabad. A third facility will commence operations over the next few weeks. These manufacturing facilities, set up with an investment of INR 350 crore, will further strengthen Arvind’s position in the global textiles and garmenting market as an integrated fi...Read More

Gujarat govt to announce new textile policy before Vibrant Summit 2019

November 24, 2018
Gujarat govt to announce new textile policy before Vibrant Summit 2019

Gandhinagar: Chief Minister Vijay Rupani today met with state’s textile industry representatives including associations, large corporates and small & medium scale enterprises to seek their feedback for the new textile policy The interaction provided a platform to the entire industry to raise their concerns and provide feedback for the upcoming policy. The CM after listening to all the representatives announced that the new textile policy shall be announced soon and reiterated the governm...Read More

RIL partners with Arvind to manufacture R|Elan™ high performance fabrics

August 09, 2018
RIL partners with Arvind to manufacture R|Elan™ high performance fabrics

Ahmedabad: Reliance Industries Ltd (RIL) has forged a partnership with Ahmedabad based Arvind Ltd to manufacture co-branded R|Elan™ high performance fabrics. The partnership is a part of RIL’s Hub Excellence Partners (HEP) program. RIL organised an HEP meet here today to launch R|Elan™ fabric 2.0, fabrics made from speciality engineered fibres for denim and other woven fabrics. The event was attended by senior officials of textile industry, and their response to R|ElanȒ...Read More

Industry Commissioner to hold meeting in Surat for proposed Pinjrat Mega Textile Park

June 24, 2018
Industry Commissioner to hold meeting in Surat for proposed Pinjrat Mega Textile Park

Surat: Union finance ministry had handed over the task of setting up two mega textile parks in the country to union textile ministry. One of such parks was to come up near Surat as Pinjrat mega textile park for which a special purpose vehicle(SPV) was formed. The SPV had demanded 80 lakh square meter land beyond the Coastal Regulatory Zone(CRZ) limit at Pinjrat coast. During the procedure, Chennai based National Coastal Management for Sustainable Development Institute has handed over a CRZ...Read More

Why depend on South? We should have enough weaving units in Gujarat to complete the entire textile chain: Rupani

May 04, 2018
Why depend on South? We should have enough weaving units in Gujarat to complete the entire textile chain: Rupani

Ahmedabad: Speaking at the Gujarat University Convention Centre here in inaugural function of 'Farm to Fashion Global Textile Summit 2018' presented by Reliance (RIL) and organized by Gujarat Chamber of Commerce and Industries(GCCI), Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani stressed for need to have sufficient textile weaving units in Gujarat to complete the entire value chain of textile. Rupani said, the government announced a policy to encourage more spinning units in Gujarat but for weaving, t...Read More

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