However, wood accounts for nearly 65% of all furniture made in India. This includes several types of indigenous wood, as well as imported wood. India abounds in several tree species whose wood is used for furniture making. Apart from indigenous material available in India, some types of wood are also imported, in case the domestic supply is inadequate. Popular wood types used in India include Walnut, Sandalwood, Teak, Sheesham, Deodar, Ebony, Redwood, Rosewood, Red Cedar and Sal.
Since the inception of liberalisation policy in Indian economy, textile industries have seen a different face of its growth. Known as ‘The Textile state of India’, Gujarat is well known for the development of cotton, Ginning processing, power looms, spinning units and processing houses. Gujarat’s Bandhani or Bandhej is one of the best tie and dye fabrics in the country. Dhamadka is the art of printing fabrics with blocks of wooden. Mashru is a fabric mix, which is woven with a combination of cotton and silk.
This has helped in making the Indian Subcontinent self- sustaining in the manufacturing of various pottery products. This industry is most profoundly found in Uttar Pradesh. Places like Ghaziabad, Aligarh, Agra, Jhansi and Kanpur are few of the hotspots for the pottery industries in Uttar Pradesh. “The pottery industries in Uttar Pradesh comprise of 600 units out of which 570 units are currently active, while the remaining are dormant.”(business.mapsofindia.com) Over the years the pottery industry has faced several problems and has successfully emerged as proud winners. .
A major part of the city population is associated with the textile industry. The textile industry in Surat is mainly engaged in the activities of yarn production, weaving, processing as well as embroidery. Surat is well known for its synthetic products market. It is mainly engaged in the production and trading of synthetic textile products. The city has several textile markets like...Bombay
2.2. Current Indian Automotive Industry A. Automotive Industry is growing at a rapid pace fairing among top ten in the world. Two wheeler in 2nd position; passenger cars in third position and commercial vehicles in 5th position. B. India has become a major hub for automobiles: i.
INDIAN AUTOMOBILE INDUSTRY History of Indian automobile industry shows that it has grown with leaps and bounds since 1898, a time when a car had touched the Indian streets for the first time. But now India is in verge to rewrite history in different conditions as it is home to 40 million passenger vehicles and Indian manufactured cars and other automobile products are touching other nation roads. Presently Indian automobile industry is regarded as largest and second fastest growing industry after China in the world with annual production of over 3.9 million units. Its passenger cars and commercial vehicle manufacturing industry ranked sixth largest in the world. One of the best things happen for the Indian automobile market in the recent years was its improvement in the export sector.
INDUSTRY ANALYSIS The automotive industry in India is one of the largest automotive markets in the world. It was previously one of the fastest growing markets globally, but it is currently experiencing flat or negative growth rates. In 2009, India emerged as Asia's fourth largest exporter of passenger cars, behind Japan, South Korea, and Thailand, overtaking Thailand to become third in 2010. As of 2010, India was home to 40 million passenger vehicles. More than 3.7 million automotive vehicles were produced in India in 2010 (an increase of 33.9%), making India the second fastest growing automobile market in the world (after China).
E) Geographical Area of Production: Production of Mirzapur Handmade Dari is widely distributed in all parts of Mirzapur district, but its production also occur in part of Bhadohi, Varanasi, Ghazipur, Sonbhadra, Kaushmbi, Allahabad, Jaunpur, Ghazipur, Chandauli district. F) Uniqueness: Uniqueness of Mirzapur Handmade Dari is due to following characteristics: • Whole process starting from weaving, designing, finishing etc. is manual. • Human Skill of Weavers of Handmade Dari of Mirzapur has been recognized with Shilp Guru Award, State and National Award. • In Handmade Dari of Mirzapur, iron Punja weaving technique has been used.
In the twilight of the 19th century and at the dawn of the twentieth, British expatriate businesses enjoyed great success. India fulfilled its role in the imperial economy primarily as a main customer of British products. British trading companies, located primarily in the Calcutta area, dominated the external trading sector. As B.R. Tomlinson explains, India's export trade was composed of mainly agrarian produces like raw cotton, raw jute, rice, tea, oilseeds, and wheat, which were sold to North America, Europe, and Britain.
The J. J. School of Art, Bombay is one such beneficiary. They are presently experimenting with this art form on Silk Ikat (i.e., tie and dye textiles popular in Pochampally, Andhra Pradesh). Styles of Kalamkari There are two distinctive styles of Kalamkari art in India - one, the Srikalahasti style and the other, the Machilipatnam style of art. The Srikalahasti style of Kalamkari, wherein the "kalam" or pen is used for free hand drawing of the subject and filling in the colours, is entirely hand worked.