What ails apparel exports?

Required – An Apparel Boost The Associated Chambers of Commerce and Industry of India (ASSOCHAM) report on The Textiles and Apparels Industry – Contributing to “Make in India” released in October 2015 pegs the  Indian textile industry at an estimated USD 108 billion that is poised to reach USD 223 billion by 2021. The report… Read More What ails apparel exports?


Fitness Clothes

Wear Fit – Stay Fit According to the government’s Make In India report, the wellness industry in India is worth Rs. 490 billion, and wellness services alone comprise 40 percent of the market. Estimates say that over 200 million people around the world practice yoga. The estimated market for yoga apparel in the US alone… Read More Fitness Clothes


The Ponte Vense Fabric

New Age Fabric Ponte Roma or Ponte de Roma is one of the ancient names in textile/fabric industry which is even today reminisced as a rough, stiff and polyester material. But today, ponte fabric has come a long way with Suditi Industries Ltd, a BSE Listed company, an integrated firm for knitwear solutions along with… Read More The Ponte Vense Fabric


Varanasi Vignettes

The last couple of weeks were hectic as I was travelling up North. Interestingly I went to Varanasi (or Beneras or Kashi) for the second time as part of the UP Travel Writer’s Conclave 2016 (in its second year). I also went to an art fair Chitrashaala where I met among other artists Sailesh Sanghvi who… Read More Varanasi Vignettes