PROJECTED EMPLOYMENT IN TEXTILE AND ALLIED SECTORS

Sr No.
SECTOR/INDUSTRY
EMPLOYMENT
AS ON MARCH 2006
PROJECTED FOR THE TERMINAL YEAR OF THE XI PLAN
INCREASE
I.
Textile sector
1
Cotton/Man-made Fibre/Yarn Textile/Mill Sector (including SSI spinning and exclusive weaving units) 940,000 1,400,000 460,000
2
Man-made Fibre/Filament Yarn Industry (Including texturising industry) 160,000 240,000 80,000
3
Decentralised Powerlooms Sector 4,860,000 5,080,000 220,000
4
Handloom Sector 6,500,000 7,000,000 500,000
5
Knitting Sector 430,000 450,000 20,000
6
Processing Sector 290,000 440,000 150,000
7
Woollen Sector 1,500,000 3,200,000 1,700,000
8
Ready Made Garment Sector (Including Knitwear Sector) 5,570,000 11,220,000 5,650,000
9
Sericulture 5,950,000 7,700,000 1,750,000
10
Handicraft Sector 6,570,000 8,000,000 1,430,000
11
Jute Industry      
  i) Organised Jute Industry 260,000 260,000 0
  ii) Decentralised Jute Industry 140,000 200,000 60,000
  Total(I) 33,170,000 45,190,000 12,020,000
II.
Allied Sector
1
Cotton      
i) Cotton Agriculture 18,600,000 20,000,000 1,400,000
ii) Cotton Ginning/Pressing 1,000,000 1,300,000 300,000
iii) Cotton Trade 18,000,000 19,000,000 1,000,000
Sub-Total 37,600,000 40,300,000 2,700,000
2
Sheep rearing 1,200,000 2,800,000 1,600,000
3
Jute Agriculture 16,000,000 17,000,000 1,000,000
4
Textile machinery industry & accessories 50,000 100,000 50,000
  Total(II) 54,850,000 60,200,000 5,350,000
  Grand Total(I + II) 88,020,000 105,390,000 17,370,000

Scale : in number
Source:Report of the Working Groups on Textiles & Jute Industry for the Eleventh Five Year Plan (2007-2012)
Information compiled by M Sabesh, CICR