India is the world's 3rd largest exporter of textile and apparels with a growing market base.


GI tagged textile and handicraft products.


textile and garments industry in India by 2021.


cotton producer; 2nd largest cotton exporter.


of exported fabric produced on power looms.


Textile exports share in overall exports

$190 bn

worth of textile and apparel exports expected by 2025-26.

US$ 41 bn

textile exports in CY 2021


largest spindle capacity and the world's highest weaving capacity is in India


of the world’s total consumption of technical textiles is met by India

INR 10,683 cr

PLI Scheme Outlay


textile mills having installed capacity of more than 50 million spindles


countries import fabrics, textiles and clothing products from India

Development Commissioner (Handicrafts)


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The department showcases various indigenous textile traditions of India globally.

Office of Textile Commissioner

022-22014446; 22004510

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The office has wide reach through its 9 regional offices and 15 power loom service centers located in major textile clusters.

Confederation of Indian Textile Industry

23325012 / 13 / 15 / 55

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CITI serves as an industry that connects 100m plus work force and 1.3b consumers

National Textile Corporation Limited


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NTC is engaged in production of yarn and fabric through its 23 mills in operation.

Indian Technical Textile Association

(022) 2500 3098

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ITTA membership represents the entire technical textile value chain from raw material to finished goods producers, machinery manufacturers, converters, centers of excellence and R&D institutes.

Khadi and Village Industries Commission

(022) 26714320-22 / 26714325

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The social objective of providing employment and the economic objective of producing saleable articles.

Apparel Export Promotion Council (AEPC)


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AEPC is the official body of apparel exporters in India that provides assistance to Indian exporters as well as importers/international buyers who choose India as their preferred sourcing destination for garments.

Investment Opportunities

  • Man-made fibre and filament, value added and specialty fabrics manufacturing
  • Investments in textile processing projects and integrated garment parks
  • Investment in retail operations, both through physical and electronic mediums
  • Technology transfer, skill development and commercialization of Indian handloom

Key Investors

India has a well-oiled enterprise promoting machinery that is backed by strong legislative, judiciary, executive and capital establishments


India has a well-oiled enterprise promoting machinery that is backed by strong legislative, judiciary, executive, and capital establishments


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