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The New Textile Policy

The New Textile Policy Mridul Eapen EVER since the crisis of the mid-sixties which became very severe around late 1974 leading to large-scale sickness among textile mills, there has been a trend both in government and industry circles to em- phasise the need for a comprehensive and integrated textile policy which could solve the problems of the industry, A textile policy was announced in 1978, followed by one in 1981 on the plea that the earlier policy had several drawbacks and did not provide for a steady and harmonious growth of the industry.

Structure of Manufacturing Workforce- A Preliminary Analysis of Emerging Tendencies

A Preliminary Analysis of Emerging Tendencies Mridul Eapen This paper addresses itself to the question: what is the extent of transformation that has occurred in the character of manufacturing in terms of a shift of the labour force away from household (or non-factory, traditional, unregistered) enterprises to non-household (or factory, modern, registered) form of business activity?

Textiles and Industrial Growth

The latest Economic Survey points to a sluggish increase in GNP of only 2 per cent during 1882-83 '(compared to 5.2 per cent in 1981-82) owing to a down-turn in agricultural output and a slower growth in industry. However, while the rate of growth of agricultural output is lower by about 2

Multi-Fibre Policy for Implications of Cotton Textile Industry

Textile Industry C P Chandrasekhar Mridul Eapen The manner in which the multi-fibre policy, and the reasons for its introduction, have been phrased raises a number of questions.

Gloss on the Textiles Industry

Mridul Eapen Economics of Textile Trade and Industry in India by H R Aiyer; Vohra Publishers, Bombay, 1977; pp 108; Rs 12.50.
THE textile industry, especially the cotton textiles industry, has been facing a severe crisis for quite some time. The book under review, in which the author tries to describe the history ami experience of each sector of the textile industry

Decentralised Sector in Textile Industry-A Note

A Note Mridul Eapen In its election manifesto as well as in industrial policy statements after assuming office, the Janata party appeared to be moving towards a major shift of policy in favour of the small sector in industry. However, in a recent statement the Prime Minister exhorted the handloom industry to dispense with the official protection given to it so far and to walk on its own feet.


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