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Thursday, May 06, 2021

Surat Textile Industry


Uptick in cases: Surat textile shops, powerlooms to shut for a few days

May 02, 2021 5:01 am

The textile trading shops in Surat city were closed on April 28 and will reopen on May 5.

Covid shrunk textile production in Surat, workforce down by 25%: weavers’ body

April 20, 2021 9:27 am

Lockdown and curfew timings in other states too have affected the textile business in Surat, said Pramod Chaudhary, former president of Southern Gujarat Textile processing Association.

Opposition AAP in Surat demands removal of taxes

March 16, 2021 2:44 am

Bhanderi addressed a press conference where he said that during the Covid-19 pandemic, many industries were shut for a long period and had to operate with 50 per cent staff even during unlock period.

Surat: Several textile workers give voting a miss as factories remain open

February 22, 2021 2:51 am

Elections to 120 seats in 30 wards of the Surat Municipal Corporation (SMC) was held on Sunday.

Surat: Three diamond and textile factories shut for violating Covid rules

August 30, 2020 1:50 am

On Friday, the drive continued and the officials had found no SOP was followed and no rapid antigen tests were done at three diamond factories identified as Mangukia empire, Vision Laser diamond factory, Moradiya Creations, and Rakesh Textiles.

Gujarat: With demand for textile goods on the rise, industry grapples with shortage of labour

August 29, 2020 11:26 pm

With the demand for printed fabric rising in view of the upcoming festival of Diwali along with the marriage season, the textile industry in Surat is struggling to regain its lost momentum as nearly 10 lakh labourers had left the city owing to the lockdown.

Surat textile factories fly in migrant workers from their home states

August 21, 2020 4:23 am

Kaushal Padshala, owner of Raj Textiles at Sachin GIDC, who runs electronic jacquard machines power loom machines, booked six flight tickets -- four from Varanasi in UP and two from Patna -- to bring back technicians and operators.

Surat: Several textile, diamond trading markets to open from Monday

May 30, 2020 5:30 am

On Friday afternoon, Surat Municipal Commissioner B N Pani had restructured 83 clustered zones. Several textile trading markets falls in Limbayat zone area which has the highest number of Covid-19 cases and deaths.

Surat textile industry seeks govt help to stop migrant exodus

May 29, 2020 6:45 am

At least 60 per cent of the workforce is estimated to have left Surat since the Shramik Special trains started. According to Surat railway officials, over 6.80 lakh labourers have left Surat in 431 trains.

Surat textile processors to meet Finance Minister over GST issues

June 03, 2018 5:31 am

The demands to be put forward includes the difficulty in procuring input tax credit refunds following the implementation of GST.