ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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Demand for Textiles in India

G V S N Murty T R Sukumari It is often alleged that the growth of the Indian textile industry is constrained by demand factors, in particular the demand from the household sector. This being so, it becomes necessary to assess the patterns of existing de- mandfor textiles in order to examine how this may be improved. This study examines the pattern of textile consumption, its quality component and income and price elasticities of demand, in order to derive the crucial factors to improve household textile demand.

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