Odisha is one of the largest producers of cotton in the country.
One the largest producers of hand spun and hand woven silk producing 85 MT of different varieties of silk.
Popular for traditional forms of handloom and textiles with experienced manpower
A. Human Resources
Availability of technical manpower and labour at competitive wages.
Presence of National Institute of Fashion Technology, one of country’s premier institutions for Apparels and an Institute of Textile Technology
Integrated Textiles Parks proposed at Soroda (97 acres) and Bhadrak (217 acres) with fully integrated infrastructure facility to support the entire value chain of textiles.
Availability of complimentary infrastructure in terms of workers hostels and business center.
C. Policy Initiatives
An exclusive policy for Textiles sector is under development. The Industrial Policy identifies textiles as a priority sector offering exclusive incentives in capital subsidy and based on employment.
Opportunity to invest in the textiles sector lies in:
Spinning, processing and garmenting units
Fabric processing for all kind of natural and synthetic textiles
Technical textiles, dyes and pigments through available feedstock from the Petroleum, Chemicals and Petrochemicals Investment Region at Paradeep