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UP becomes the new textile hub since 2018

Sep 09, 2021
UP becomes the new textile hub since 2018

Lucknow, UP

Uttar Pradesh has emerged as a textile hub with 15 textile mills set up in the past three years, 6 more units in the next three months and 10 more textile units in future, according to official state government sources.

As per the sources, the state government has also received investment proposals worth Rs 87.15 billion from 66 industrialists in the textile sector during the last four years. The 15 textile units that have already come up in the state at the cost of Rs 7.57 billion have provided jobs to 4,800 people, whereas the six units which are expected to start operations soon will employ 1,500 people.

Jindal, UV Garment, DS Exports and Rakesh Trading have their factories in Ghaziabad whereas Vivacity Homes has set up its unit in Noida and Shiva Polyplast in Kanpur. These textile mills will start production by the end of 2021. The development authorities have allotted land for a textile park in Noida (Gautam Buddh Nagar) while a large textile mill will be set up in Mathura at the cost of Rs 3 billion. The construction of the proposed textile park and textile mills is expected to start soon.

Among the state districts, Kanpur is emerging as a major textile hub with a mushroom growth of new factories. Srishti Industries has set up a knitting factory in Kanpur Dehat while Gadgets Apparel has established a garment unit and Anilikha Fabric a hosiery cloth mill in Kanpur.

Source: Lokmat English

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