Trends in Textile Engineering & Fashion Technology

Technical and Industrial Textiles in India: An Economic Overview

Submission: December 21, 2017;; Published: January 09, 2018

DOI: 10.31031/TTEFT.2018.01.000503

ISSN: 2578-0271
Volume1 Issue1


National Technology mission on technical textiles (Tex- Summit 2007) was developed as part of India’s Eleventh 5-year Plan. Consumption of technical textiles in India is highly importintensive with mainly hi-tech items like medical implants. Export/ Growth potential segments include “commodity” types like Stuffed toys, mainly produced by Small Scale Industries (SSI); also hi-tech Products: Protech, Oekotech, Sportech, Geotech and Packtech. Size: Rs. 296 in 2007-08 rose to Rs. 780 in 2014-15, from Rs. 570 in 2011-12.

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