Thrissur

    Thrissur is the Cultural Capital of Kerala.


    Thrissur is said to be the heartland of Kerala's business acumen and home to almost every leading entrepreneur. It is famous for bullion, banking and business acumen.

    Thrissur is the headquarters of three scheduled banks in Kerala, South Indian Bank Ltd, Catholic Syrian Bank, and Dhanalakshmi Bank. The city also is the headquarters of Kerala State Financial Enterprise and leading non-banking finance companies in India. Thrissur's traditional strength lies in entrepreneurial and financial capabilities.



    Key Statistics
    Sl. No. TYPE OF INDUSTRY NUMBER OF UNITS INVESTMENT (Lakh Rs.) EMPLOYMENT
    1 Agro & Food based 2672 27160 18880
    2 Soda water/Packaged drinking water 35 268 84
    3 Cotton textile 19 29 228
    4 Ready-made garments & embroidery 1805 11110 10133
    5 Wood/wooden based furniture 1313 12423 8912
    6 Paper & Paper products 770 7677 4921
    7 Leather based 29 257 212
    8 Chemical/Chemical based 201 2146 909
    9 Rubber, Plastic & petrol based 668 15930 4140
    10 Mineral based 2 28 16
    11 Metal based (Steel Fab.) 242 3791 1108
    12 Engineering units 1627 15402 8617
    13 Electrical machinery and transport equipment 501 4977 3824
    14 Repairing & servicing   1375 9632 7380
    15 Gem designing   761 14712 3100
    16 Artisan Units 275 2196 971
    17 Others 3425 40078 21325
      Total 15720 167816 94760
      Prominent Sectors
    • Agro and Food Processing
    • Readymade Garments
    • General Engineering
    • Furniture Manufacturing
    • Plastic
    • Food Processing Machineries


    Prominent Investors
    • SNA Oushadhasala Pvt. Ltd., Thrissur
    • Oushadhi, Kuttanellur.
    • Vaidyaratnam Oushadhasala, Ollur.
    • Sitaram Ayurveda Pharmacy Ltd., Thrissur.
    • Kerala Solvent Extraction Ltd., Irinjalakuda.
    • KLF Nirmal Industries Pvt. Ltd., Irinjalakuda.
    • KPL Oil Mills Pvt. Ltd, Irinjalakkuda

Thrissur is said to be the heartland of Kerala's business acumen and home to most every leading entrepreneurs. It is famous for Bullion, Banking and its Business acumen, is the darling of investors in Kerala. 

Thrissur is the headquarters of three scheduled banks in Kerala, South Indian Bank Ltd, Catholic Syrian Bank, and Dhanalakshmi Bank. The city also is the headquarters of  Kerala State Financial Enterprise and leading non-banking finance companies in India. Thrissur's traditional strength lies in best entrepreneurial and financial capabilities.

Sector wise Details of Units.

Sl. No.

Sector

NAME OF TALUK

THRISSUR DISTRICT

Mukundapuram

Chavakkad

Thalapilly

Kodungallur

Thrissur

No. of Units.

Investment  (in lakhs)

Employment

1

Agro & Food based

600

492

331

269

542

2234

16725.96

8967

2

Readymade Garments

265

180

163

91

204

903

6240.05

4608

3

Wooden based

256

101

110

28

293

788

8578.95

3384

4

Paper & Paper Products

440

59

193

14

64

770

7676.60

3921

5

Chemical/Chemical based

60

 

96

 

45

201

2146.36

909

6

Rubber/Plastic

174

20

193

24

257

668

15930.07

4140

7

Metal based

465

670

436

111

588

2270

16170.57

8549

8

Repairing and Service

643

24

379

82

37

1165

7787.56

4744

9

Gem Designing.

 

28

 

5

228

261

6712.10

3100

10

Artisan Unit.

16

2

120

3

24

165

1196.32

971

11

Others.

844

58

310

281

1763

3256

37844.54

18141

 

Total

3763

1634

2331

908

4045

12681

127009.08

61434

Tile Industry : One of the significant industries of the area, the tile industry of Thrissur employs numerous labors from the state and outside. The Thrissur tile industry is more than a hundred years old. 

Ayurveda Industry: Thrissur is also emerging as the largest hub for Ayurvedic drug manufacturing industry in the India. Out of the 850 ayurvedic drug-manufacturing units in Kerala, about 150 units, including some of the major ayurvedic drug manufacturers in the state are located in and around the Thrissur. Of these, some of the companies like the OushadhiVaidyaratnam OushadhasalaKP NamboodirisSitaram Ayurvedic Pharmacy Ltd, Kandamkulathy Vaidyasala, SNA Oushadhasala etc. are among the leading ayurvedic drug manufacturers in the state.

Gold and Diamond Jewellery Industry: Thrissur  is referred as the Golden city of India. It manufactures 70% of plain gold jewellery in Kerala. The diamond production in South India is concentrated in Thrissur. Majority of the units located in Kapiparambu, Tholur, Adat, Choondal and Avanur.

Wooden Furniture: The wooden furniture industry is concentrated in Cherppu,Vallachira, Paralam region. Around 500 units are concentrated in this area.

Engineering and Machine Manufacturing: Mukudapuram and Thrissur taluks are famous for Engineering and Machine manufacturing units.

Plastic and allied Industry: The major manufacturers  of PVC water pipes , Tanks,pipe fittings, Taps are located in the Region. Several  Plastic manufacturing units are coming up in the District. As a supporting sector Tool and mold making facilities are also emerging.

Handloom Industry: There are 13 registered working Handloom Co-operative Societies in Thrissur District. They are Eravathody ,Choondal Kondazhy ,Thalikulam ,Gandhi Memmorial,Kuthampully ,Thiruvilwamala Anthikkad, Poyya, Nadavaramba, Cherpu, Irinjalakuda, Kodungallur HWCSS Limited. Kuthampully sarees is the product of Handloom sector of the District.

 Existing Clusters of Micro & Small Enterprise

1) Terra Tile Consortium

2) Ayurvedic Cluster

3) Kuthampully Handloom Cluster

4)Traditional furniture cluster Chevoor

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