S. Kumar, Century to set up units in Gujarat
A Business Correspondent
Two major textile projects worth an estimated Rs 1,060 crore are coming up at Jhagadia in Bharuch district of Gujarat.
According to official sources, S. Kumar Nationwide Ltd will invest Rs 460 crore
to set up a unit to make high-value cotton shirting fabrics and home textiles.
The unit is expected to manufacture 12.5 million metres a day of cotton fabrics
in a range of poplin varieties and 28 million metres of home textiles. The
project is scheduled to begin operations by June.
The other project is by Century Textiles & Industries Ltd of Birla group, which
is setting up a textile mill at a cost of Rs 600 crore in Jhagadia. The plant
will have manufacturing capacity of 30 million metres of fabric annually. It
also includes a 30-mw captive power plant.
Other leading companies like Gujarat Guardian, Hoechst, Rallis, Sandoz, DCM,
Modipon, PepsiCo, Huber and Vardhaman Group have manufacturing facilities at
Jhagadia. The state is also developing a special economic zone at Jhagadia.
Contact: S. Kumars Nationwide Ltd, Avadh, Shree Ram Mills Premises, G.K.
Marg, Worli Mumbai, Maharashtra 400018. Tel: 022-24965700/01/03 & 24933184; Fax:
022-24931685 & 24950402; E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org and Century Textiles &
Industries Ltd, Century Bhavan, Dr. Annie Besant Road, Worli, Mumbai,
Maharashtra 400030. Tel: 022-24957000; Fax: 022-24309491 & 24361980; E-mail:
[May 26-June 1, 2008]