The Hosiery Park has been positioned and planned to redefine the industry and enable it be at par with the best global standards. Each and every aspect of the Hosiery Park is being benchmarked with best in the world to ensure that the required infrastructural environment is provided to the industry.
This is the first Hosiery Park in India, set on 125acres of land and all major players of the industry have booked large plots. Separate sections have been allocated for the related services like knitting, printing, embroidery and stitching units. A 2,00,000 sq.ft. Standard design Factory will also enable small and medium entrepreneurs to establish their units in the Park.
The hosiery Park is being set up by the West Bengal Hosiery Association with state-of-the-art facilities. A SPV has been set up for this purpose and the West Bengal Small Industries Development Corporation is a joint venture partner. The Ministry of Textiles, Government of India is providing a grant through its Scheme of Integrated Textiles Park.
The Park is being built on "Industry Cluster" concept and as per requirements as approved under GoI Ministry of Textile's Scheme of Integrated Textile Park. The main Common facilities being provided are as under:
Sri Kunj Behari Agarwal entered Hosiery manufacturing business in '60s and rose to make the RUPA BRAND a success story. He as President of WBHA was instrumental in proposing to set up the Hosiery park in West Bengal. Presently, he is The President of all India body of Hosiery Association viz. Federation of Hosiery Manufacturers Association of India (FOHMA).
Sri Biswanath Seksaria initially started his career in service and then set up his own manufacturing unit. Presently he is the President of West Bengal Hosiery Association and a member of Executive Committee of FOHMA.
Sri BD Kothari joined business in 1961 after graduation. Presently he is the Senior Vice President of West Bengal Hosiery Assn. and General Secretary of FOHMA. He was also President of Eastern India Corrugated Box Manufacturers Association, 113 Manohardas Katra Tenant Association and 29 Strand Road Tenant Assn.
Mr. Vinod Kumar Gupta, aged about 51 years, is a Managing Director of the Dollar Industries Ltd. He is professionally qualified and is a Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) and the Institute of Company Secretaries of India (ICSI). He has about three decades of experience in the field of finance, marketing and administration.
Sri Pradeep Arora started his career as an Actor and participated under famous Drama Directors. Presently having ventured in Kids Knitwear creating Zero a leading Brand for new borns. He is the Executive Committee Member of FOHMA, Treasurer of WBHA and the Director of Paridhan Garments Park.
The 125 acre selected land, is located at Mouza - Jagadishpur and Jaipurbill, P.S.: Liluah in Howrah District in West Bengal. The proposed land is located on the National Highway 16 & National Highway 19 Connector.