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What are the factors

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Factors that helped the city become a textile centre 
  • Ahmedabad is situated in the heart of a cotton growing area; hence the major raw material is easily available.
  • The humid climate is ideal for spinning and weaving.
  • The flat terrain and easy availability of land is suitable for the establishment of the mills.
  • The densely populated states of Gujarat and Maharashtra provide both skilled and semi-skilled labour.
  • Well developed road and railway network permits easy transportation of textiles to different parts of the country, thus providing easy access to the market.
  • The Mumbai port which is situated nearby facilitates import of machinery and export of cotton textiles.

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