Arvind ltd. has signed a MoU with GOG

Arvind ltd. has signed a MoU with GOG

One of India’s largest textile to retail conglomerates, Arvind Limited has signed a memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Government of Gujarat (GOG) in regards to the Garments & Apparel Policy 2017. The company will set up a first-of-its-kind mega apparel facility in Gujarat. The 300-crore project in Dahegam will employ more than 10,000 people and produce over 24 million garments annually.

Punit Lalbhai, executive director of Arvind said, “Gujarat has always been a leader in textile manufacturing. The Gujarat apparel policy will have a far-reaching impact on helping the state forward integrate into apparel manufacturing and develop vertical solutions for global brands. This progressive policy from the Gujarat government will go a long way in making Gujarat a hub for the end-to-end textile and apparel value chain.”

Kulin Lalbhai, also executive director of Arvind said, “We plan to commence commercial production in the fourth quarter of 2018 and we plan to create 10,000 jobs, a majority of which will be women. We are excited to support the Gujarat Apparel policy whose aim is to create 1, 00,000 jobs in Gujarat.”

The company’s own brands include Flying Machine, Unlimited among others, while its licensed product brands include big international names, such as Tommy Hilfiger, Calvin Klein, Arrow, Gant, Nautica, IZOD, US Polo Assn, Hanes, Sephora, The Children’s Place and Gap, and Aeropostale to name a few. With a turnover of nearly 1.5 billion US Dollar in FY 2016-17, Arvind has become one of the largest manufacturers and exporters of textiles products.

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