ATMA
ABOUT ATMA
MANAGING COMMITTE
PAST PRESIDENT
MEMBERS
ROLES & ACTIVITIES
IMPORTANT EVENTS
TEXTILE INDUSTRY
PRESENT
PERSPECTIVE
VALUE CHAIN
GLOBAL PERSPECTIVE
STRATEGIES
AHMEDABAD TEXTILE INDUSTRY
CHRONOLOGY
STATISTICS
BEYOND BUSINESS
CITIZENSHIP/ CIVIC
AFFAIRS
INSTITUTE BUILDING
SOCIAL CAUSES
BUILDING
ARCHITECTURAL LANDMARK
DRAWINGS
PICTURE GALLERY
VISITORS BOOK


Progress of textile industry – Ahmedabad and India

Year

Number of Mills

Number of Spindles

Number of Looms

Number of Workers

Ahmedabad

India

Ahmedabad

India

Ahmedabad

India

Ahmedabad

India

1879

4

53

57,928

1,452,794

681

13,018

2,013

42,914

1891

9

134

193,737

3,351,694

2,485

24,531

7,451

111,018

1895

13

148

284,354

3,809,929

4,984

35,338

12,037

138,669

1900

27

193

477,242

4,945,783

5,690

40,124

15,943

161,189

1905

32

197

577,166

5,163,486

7,197

50,139

21,585

195,277

1910

52

263

917,590

6,105,671

15,526

82,725

30,013

233,624

1915

49

272

963,472

6,848,744

19,288

108,009

35,415

264,346

1920

51

253

1,079,996

6,763,076

22,718

119,012

43,515

311,078

1925

60

337

1,363,457

8,510,633

29,847

154,292

53,112

367,877

1930

72

348

1,656,202

9,124,768

38,812

179,250

64,480

384,022

1935

83

365

2,023,190

9,685,175

50,400

198,867

79,619

-

1940

76

388

1,898,530

10,005,785

46,278

200,076

73,887

-

1945

74

417

1,816,583

10,238,131

43,309

202,388

78,053

-

1950

74

425

1,916,908

10,848,026

42,256

199,775

72,761

720,612

1955

71

461

2,023,890

12,068,544

41,519

207,347

71,951

752,184

1960

71

519

2,112,322

13,863,751

41,997

205,564

135,237

766,447

1965

72

564

2,367,480

15,618,981

45,319

213,915

133,686

802,891

1970

70

657

2,537,066

17,747,354

46,775

206,917

118,501

743,973

1975

70

696

2,621,036

19,192,161

47,047

209,726

132,251

803,662

1980

66

636

2,674,000

20,452,000

47,688

210,409

141,304

829,088

1985

65

984

2,738,000

24,380,000

47,562

208,053

106,029

784,444