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 TEXTILE INDUSTRY
PRODUCTION CENTRES (FURNISHINGS)

Though the production of cotton, home furnishing is spread all over the country, its concentration is in the following areas :-

Andhra Pradesh -- is famous for shirting fabrics, block printed fabrics and made-ups, bed spreads and household textiles.

Assam -- produces striped shawls and printed dress materials, 90 per cent of country's eri silk and 100 per cent of muga silk

Bihar -- produces tasar and finer cotton muslina.

Gujarat -- is popular for its block-printed fabrics and made-ups, tinsel printing fabrics, tie-dye materials, masru fabrics and embroidered fabrics.

Haryana -- is famous for cotton furnishings, waste cotton furnishings, bedspreads, durries, towels and woollen items.

Jammu and Kashmir -- is popular for its woollen carpets, woollen shawls, woollen durries, silk items and crewal embroidered fabrics and made-ups.

Karnataka -- is not only the main production centre for silk, raw silk and silk goods but also famous for cotton and cotton textiles.

Kerala -- is popular for its crepe, casement, mixed/blended fabrics and made-ups furnishings shirting materials, towels, bath mats and table & kitchen linen.

Madhya Pradesh -- is famous for its block printed fabrics and made-ups, tinsel printing fabrics, fine muslins, cotton sarees with silk borders, finer cotton dhoties and sarees.

Maharashtra -- is popular for cotton textiles, cotton sarees, block-printed fabrics, and tinsel printing fabrics.

Orissa -- produces fine cotton fabrics, tasar silk items and Batik printed items.

Punjab -- has the highest number of woollen mills and produces woollen items and phulukari embroidery.

Pondicherry -- weaves shirting fabrics and lunghies.

Rajasthan -- fine muslins and cotton sarees are woven in Kota & block painted fabrics, furnishings, bedspreads, tinsel printing and tie-dye materials.

Tamil Nadu -- is famous for lungies and shirting fabrics, bedspreads, towels, household textiles furnishings, handkerchiefs, block-printed fabrics, and made-ups.

U.P.-- is famous for checked and striped cottons, fine muslins block printed fabrics and made-ups, bedcovers/quilt covers, furnishings. U.P is also famous for its chickan embroidery and Etawah for striped bedspreads, cotton carpets, woollen carpets, silk items, sarees, dress materials.

West Bengal -- known for finer cotton muslins, cotton sarees, silk materials, mixed fabrics and block printed fabrics, kantha embroidery. 75 percent of jute production is from West Bengal.
  
Status Carpets Yarns Production Centres
Cotton Textiles Exports Fabric Major Items Of Export

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