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. SECTOR NUMBER OF UNITS INVESTMENT (Lakh INR) EMPLOYMENT
    1 Agro Food based 4047 28050 17826
    2 Textiles & Garments 2759 16874 17233
    3 General Engineering 1877 11062 8671
    4 Service Activities 356 2196 971
    5 Wood Products 66 267 254
    6 Cement Products 162 1296 652
    7 Printing & Allied 338 5063 1528
    8 Paper Products 220 2152 942
    9 IT 103 683 662
    10 Others 7780 98960 45667
    Total 17,708 1,66,603 94,406
                                                                                                                    
    1. Prominent sectors
      1. Agro and Food Processing
      2. Readymade Garments
      3. General Engineering
      4. Furniture Manufacturing
      5. Plastic
      6. Food Processing Machineries

    Prominent investors
    1.SNA Oushadhasala Pvt. Ltd., Thrissur 2.Oushadhi, Kuttanellur 3.Vaidyaratnam Oushadhasala, Ollur 4.Sitaram Ayurveda Pharmacy Ltd., Thrissur 5.Kerala Solvent Extraction Ltd., Irinjalakuda 6.KLF Nirmal Industries Pvt. Ltd., Irinjalakuda 7.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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