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The $100 Billion Opportunity in Textile & Apparel

The right reforms across a few clusters can help India capture $100 billion of incremental exports trade in textile and apparel over the next 5 years, creating more than 10 million jobs When India gained independence in 1947, the country had a flourishing textile industry. Over 400 textile mills employed more than 5 lakh workers. […]

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Construction in India

Construction in India has the potential to create 1.5 crore productive jobs, and can by itself contribute 11.5% of the new jobs that need to be created by 2030. Currently, the Construction sector accounts for ~12% of the total workforce in India. India’s Unfulfilled Demand for Construction There is a strong unfulfilled demand for construction […]