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Can Textile Engineers work for public sector organizations?

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RE: Can Textile Engineers work for public sector organizations?

Rahul Shinde
Rahul Shinde
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The Textile Industry in India:
The Indian Textile Industry boasts of having an overwhelming presence in the economy of the country. The industry plays pivotal role through its contribution to industrial output, employment generation and export earning of the country. Currently, it contributed about 14% to industrial production, 4% to the GDP and 17% to the country;s export earnings. Notably, it provides employment to over 35 million people. And with decentralization of power loom / hosiery and knitting sectors, and new techniques to produce a variety of products to suit different market sections, there is huge demand for trained professionals in the textile and apparel industry.

For the growth of the industry, the Indian Ministry of Textiles believes that there is a strong need to focus on aspects like product development, CAD to develop designing capabilities, investment in trend forecasting to enable growth of industry.

The growth opportunities exists in areas including medical textiles, construction textile, packaging textile, baby diapers, home textiles, blankets, bed, toilet and kitchen linen, curtains drapes, interior blinds, furnishing articles, sacks and bags, tarpaulin, sail, tent and camping goods.

Required Skills ad Personal Qualities:
Textile Engineers need to be:
1. To be creative.
2. An eye for color, texture and pattern
3. the ability to visualize things in three dimensions
4. Technical skills in areas such as pattern cutting, grading and garment construction
5. To be able to draw, either by hand or on the computer
6. Good communication skills to explain their ideas clearly and persuasively
7. The ability to meet deadlines and work within a budget.
8. Business skills and commercial awareness, particularly if they are self employed.
9. Good negotiation skills when selling their own designs
10. To keep ahead of trends in color, fabric and style.
11. Strong organizational skills.

Textile Companies in India:
There are various textiles companies in India, they are:
1. Wardhman Textile.
2. Arvind Mills
3. Bombay Dyeing
4. Raymonds
5. Grasim Industries
6. Reliance Textile
7. Fabindia
8. JCT limited
9. Lakshmi Mills
10. Mysore Silk Factory
11. Alok Industries Limited
12. Nahar Spinng Mills Limited
13. Birla Cotsyn India Ltd
14. Mafatlal Industries Ltd
15. Century Textiles and Industries Ltd.
So Textile Engineers have opportunities to with with above companies. There are very few chances for them to work for Public Sector Organizations, as most of the textiles companies are private ltd companies.

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