Bengaluru’s garment sector has a big Covid tear, Retail News, ET Retail

BENGALURU: The adverse effect of Covid-19 on India’s attire and textile business is beginning to demonstrate in Bengaluru, the country’s biggest textile manufacturing hub that employs about two.5 lakh workers. Many of the hugely employment-intensive outfits units in and all-around the town are both shutting down their operations or laying off workforce, even as Karnataka is limping again to normalcy from the Covid-induced lockdown.

On Saturday, about 1,two hundred workers of a manufacturing unit device in Srirangapatna affiliated to the biggest attire manufacturer and exporter, Gokaldas Exports, have been laid off. The business has told the workers that they would be presented a part of the income for the following two weeks. The garment workers’ union is predicting closure of the manufacturing unit inevitably. At minimum four outfits manufacturing units in Bengaluru, of Backyard Metropolis Style, Sonal Garments, Texport Industries and Punith Creations, have shut their operations or laid off

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