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The Company engaged in the business of manufacturing and marketing of Cotton Yarn and Value added technical textile products. The companys business divisions include spinning, processing, Coating, Lamination, Bag, Garments and windmills. The spinning mill is in Coimbatore with installed capacity of 52416 spindles and has its own captive power through 58 Windmills located at Tamil Nadu with an installed capacity of 18.145 MW of power.
INDUSTRY STRUCTURE AND DEVELOPMENTS
The Indian textile industry, is estimated at around USD 150 billion as of July 2017, is expected to reach USD 250 billion by 2020. The Indian textile industry contributes approximately 4% to Indias Gross Domestic Products (GDP), 10% of manufacturing production and 14% to overall Index of Industrial Production (IIP). India has second largest textile manufacturing capacity globally, accounting for 18% of worlds spindles and 9% has a share of 5% in global textiles and apparel trade. The textile industry is second largest source of employment generation in the country employing about 51 million people directly and 68 million people indirectly. Globally, the technical textiles contribute to about 27% of the world textile industry, in some of the western countries its share is even 50% while in India it is 11%. Thus the growth and all round development of this Industry has a direct bearing on the improvement of the economy of the Country.
India is more cost competitive than China and Brazil across a range of materials. India also has a diverse supply of raw materials, 23 varieties of cotton and all four varieties of silk. This inherent strength in availability of raw materials insulates the market from any supply-side shocks. Labor costs in India continue to be significantly low as compared to other countries. This factor provides a significant advantage to the textile industry in India, in terms of increased productivity at lower costs. With government support and new technological advancements there is huge scope for exports in the ever increasing demand of technical textile industry globally.
Strong raw material base, economized cost of production, supporting Government policies like TUF scheme, Scheme for Integrated Textile parks, Integrated processing development scheme for sanctioning processing parks and Integrated skill development scheme and recognition of Indian goods in International markets provide excellent opportunity for India to increase its share in World trade.
Indias textile industry is an attractive sector that is poised for growth. The industry enjoys significant strengths and advantages, such as availability of raw materials, labor, domestic market and supportive government policies. The industry is also undergoing transformation, with an increasing number of MNCs establishing their presence to leverage Indias potential. The outlook for Indian textile industry remains optimistic, as demand is expected to pick up on account of improving economic sentiments in both domestic and export markets.
RISKS AND CONCERNS
Availability of Cotton, the main raw material for manufacture of Cotton Yarn, is subject to the vagaries of nature and the prices also fluctuate wildly based on supply/demand in the World market and Government policy on export of Cotton. Availability of labour, competition from Countries having preferential trade agreement with developed economies are some of the risks faced by the textile industry.
INTERNAL CONTROL SYSTEM AND THEIR ADEQUACY
The Company has adequate internal control procedures and systems commensurate with its size and nature of its business for purchase of raw materials, plant and machinery, components and other items and sale of goods. The checks and controls are reviewed by the Audit Committee for improvement in each of these areas on a periodical basis. The internal control systems are improved and modified continuously to meet with changes in business conditions, statutory and accounting requirements.
FINANCIAL PERFORMANCE WITH RESPECT TO OPERATIONAL PERFORMANCE
The financial performance of the Company has been discussed at length in Directors Report to the Members.
|By Order of the Board|
|S V ALAGAPPAN|
|28th May, 2018||(DIN 00002450)|