Tirupur exporters eye expansion in Odisha, seek to invest in textile park to boost exports

Posted by Daily Shipping Times on 01-06-2017        Tweet

TIRUPUR: A delegation from the knitwear hub of Tirupur has visited Odisha to assess investment opportunities in setting up garment manufacturing units in the State. The delegation, led by Tirupur Exporters Association (TEA), visited Ramdaspur, where park is being set up and observed the facilities. It visited a 300-acre parcel of land that the State's industrial corporation has earmarked for industrial use, of which 70 acres has been allocated to the textile park.

Export units from the tiny town of Tirupur do business worth about Rs 35,000 crore every year.

T R Vijayakumar, General Secretary, Tirupur Exporters Association said that ten companies can join hands to start a textile park in Odisha State.

He further said the delegation had been to four places and analysed opportunities to set up skill training centres in Government buildings and that trained workforce from Odisha can be brought to Tirupur to employ them in the units.