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About City

Located in the Coimbatore district of the state, Tirupur is one of the most important industrial centers of Tamil Nadu. The town is situated at a distance of 448 kms to the South-West of Chennai and at the intersection 70˚22’ Longitude and 11˚6’ latitude. River Noyyal, originating from the Velangiri Hills and flowing through the city center in the easterly direction and the Western Ghats on the near west, are the major geographical features of this region.

Spread over an area of 27.19 sq. kms. Tirpur is the second largest town in the district of Coimbatore. With a population of over 3.51 lakhs, the economy of the town revolves around the manufacture of hosiery and cotton products.

The hot and dry climate prevailing in the region has been one of the various factors contributing to the growth of the hosiery industry in the town.

Infrastructure

The town has been well connected with road network system. Round the clock Rail and bus facilities are available and there is direct rail linkage to Delhi. Large numbers of Hospitals with sophisticated equipments are located in the town.

Agriculture

The town is well developed with knitting Industries. The town has been grown commercially.

Transport

Government Transport Corporations play number of buses. Private transports and mini bus services are also operated day and night. Bus stand with all its facilities is housed in the heart of the town. There is a good transport net work system in the town.

ECONIMIC BASE

The economy of the town is concentrated around the cotton trade and the hosiery products market.

The knitting industry of the town has grown about 5 times from 415 industries in 1971 to around 2500 units by the year 1989. The industry was able to net a turnover of Rs. 2500 crores in 1994in comparison to about Rs. 18 crores in 1984. A salient feature of the Tirupur knitwear industry is the decentralisation of the production process and some of the initial processes are performed as household industry.

In terms of work force, the participation ratio has increased from 35.8 % of the total population in 1971 to 37.22% in 1991. Of the work force the secondary and tertiary sector constitutes 58.12% and 38.14% respectively.

Occupational Pattern of Tirupur


Category
2001
Primary Sector
1050
Agriculture
828
Mining, etc.
222
Secondary Sector
107837
HH Inudstry
96124
Manf, other than HH
371
Construction
7942
Tertiary Section
21960
Trade & Commerce
1814
Trsp & Comm.
6086
Other Services
14060
Total
130847


 

 

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