August 22, 2012
The powerloom industry has traditionally been one of the cornerstones of the Indian economy in terms of foreign exchange earnings and employment. The Indian textile industry is currently estimated to be worth US$ 55 billion. The industry accounts for 14 per cent of industrial productions, which is 4 per cent of GDP.
The powerloom industry is equipped with approximately 2.29 million looms, concentrated in clusters across the country – Erode, Salem, Madurai, Ichalkarnaji, Solapur, Bhiwandi, Bhilwara and Malegaon, to name a few.
Powerloom Development & Export Promotion Council
The Powerloom Development & Export Promotion Council (PDEXCIL) is the nodal agency for the development and promotion of exports of powerloom products. The council undertakes direct promotional activities such as participation in international trade shows, sending and hosting trade delegations and sustained image building excercises through advertisements abroad, publications and audiovisuals.
GC-2, Ground Floor, Gundecha Onclave
Kherani Road, Saki Naka
Mumbai - 400 072
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