• 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

B. Infrastructure

  • 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.

Investment Opportunities

Opportunity to invest in the textiles sector lies in:

  • Spinning, processing and garmenting units

  • Fabric processing for all kind of natural and synthetic textiles

  • Readymade garments

  • Technical textiles, dyes and pigments through available feedstock from the Petroleum, Chemicals and Petrochemicals Investment Region at Paradeep

  • Specialty fabrics

Info wizard

Info Wizard is an interactive tool to provide customized information on investment opportunities, available incentives and requisite approvals to setup and operate a project of choice in Odisha