• ISSN: 2010-023X
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    • DOI: 10.18178/IJTEF
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IJTEF 2011 Vol.2(3): 194-199 ISSN: 2010-023X
DOI: 10.7763/IJTEF.2011.V2.102

An Analytical Study of the Functioning and the Problems of the Powerloom Industry in Maharashtra with Special Reference to Malegaon Dist. Nashik

Arif Anjum and D. V. Thakor
Abstract—the Indian textile industry has an awesome existence in the Indian economy. It is second largest employer after Agriculture in India. It is one of the largest in the world with a massive raw material and textiles manufacturing base. Currently, it contributes about 14 percent to industrial production, 4 percent to the GDP, and 17 percent to the country's export earnings. Around 35 million people are directly employed in the textile manufacturing activities. Indirect employment including the manpower engaged in agricultural based raw-material production like cotton and related trade and handling could be stated to be around another 60 million. The India Textile Industry has three main segments mill sector, handloom sector and decentralised powerloom sector. This paper analyses the functioning and the problems of powerloom industry.

Index Terms—Indian Textile Industry, Powerloom Industry.

Arif Anjum is a PhD student at Research Centre in Commerce, M.S.G. Arts Science & Commerce College, Malegaon Dist. Nasik M.S. India (affiliated to University of Pune, Pune). He is also editor of many national and international journals. He obtained his Masters Degree in Commerce and in Economics also. He is also AWARDEE of junior Research Fellow (JRF) from UGC, Govt. of India. (editorresearcher@gmail.com).
D. V. Thakor is Associate Professor and Head of Dept. of Commerce at M.S.G. Arts Science & Commerce College, Malegaon Dist. Nasik M.S. India (affiliated to University of Pune, Pune) His research area is Business Practices and Marketing.

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Cite:Arif Anjum and D. V. Thakor, "An Analytical Study of the Functioning and the Problems of the Powerloom Industry in Maharashtra with Special Reference to Malegaon Dist. Nashik," International Journal of Trade, Economics and Finance vol.2, no.3, pp. 194-199, 2011.

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