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[The cotton industry has always occupied a honoured place in Indian industrial system. India is the accredited birthplace of cotton manufactures. Certain passages in Rig Veda, Mahabharata, Ramayana, Puranas, etc. indicate the antiquity and flourishing state of the industry from the prehistoric...
[A fiber is a particle, whose length is much greater than its thickness. Yarn is a continuous, often plied, strand composed of either fibers or filaments. A fabric is a material which is pliable, in short. All the processes involved in manufacturing fabrics from a bunch of fibers can be...
[The Indian textile and apparel sector is the second largest employer after agriculture, with more than 33 million persons engaged in it. It contributes 1% to the gross domestic product (GDP), 15% to the total exports and 8% to the total manufacturing output of India, in 2004–2005 (based on...
[Environmental hazards associated with industrial activities have been predominant for the past few centuries all over the world. Before the advent of the industrial revolution, such hazards were almost unheard of. Most products were made from organic and natural inputs, causing less or no...
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