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Present Scenario and Strengths:

  • Karnataka produces over 20% of the national garment production and 45% of the national raw silk production.
  • Its silk exports constitute 24% of the total value of silk goods exported from India.
  • Approximately 386,000 manufacturing units are engaged at the organized and unorganized level.
  • The state has a workforce of approximately 55,000 weaver families with handlooms and over one million powerlooms.
  • Presence of over 100 Skill Development Centers and 240 private training centers.
  • Presence of a 48-acre Integrated Textile Park at Dodaballapur housing 85 textile units and over 700 powerlooms.