The pulp and paper industry in india is one of the major producers of paper in the world,  but is outside the top 10 in recent years, [ when ] india has adopted new manufacturing technology. “paper industry is taking new strides in india and ipma member mills are at the cutting edge of new technology, sustainability, manufacturing excellence and poised to take the make in india programme many notches forward.
India paper industry forecast and opportunities, 2017 the paper industry in india has become more promising as the domestic demand is on the rise increasing population and literacy rate, growth in gdp, improvement in manufacturing sector and lifestyle of individuals are expected to account for the growth in the paper industry of india. List of paper mills jump to navigation jump to search this is a list of paper mills sorted the south india paper mills trident paper mills west coast paper mills, dandeli happy diwali images lontar papyrus pulp & paper industry, jambi paper mill, sumatra italy ds smith, lucca paper mill, lucca fedrigoni. Paper industry in india the indian paper industry is among the top 15 global players today, with an output of more than 6 millions tones annually with an estimated turnover of rs 150,000 millions (approx usd 3400 million.
Paper manufacturing has been carried on in india since tenth century as a small cottage industry by the traditional craftsmen called kagzis they used gunny bags, rags, ropes, etc for making paper this industry could not survive the onslaught of the machine made paper and declined considerably. According to “india paper industry forecast & opportunities, 2017” the paper industry in india is expected to grow at the cagr of around 96% during 2012-2017, which will make the revenues of paper industry of india to reach up to usd 1183 billion by 2017 about 70% of the total installed capacity of paper production in india is accounted. Indian paper industry is one of the underestimated industries for quite some time because india's per capita consumption of paper is just about 5 kg whereas it is 337 kg in north america, 110 kg in europe and 30 kg in china. Amongst the largest paper mills in india, jk paper limited produces a variety of papers and boards the company was established in the year 1966 and has two pulp paper mills one in rayagada, orissa and other in songadh, gujarat.
The west coast paper mills ltd is one of the oldest manufacturers of paper for various purposes such as writing, printing, stationary etc west coast paper mills entered the paper industry in india in 1955 with its paper mill located at dandeli in karnataka. Indian paper industry stock market update: these stocks defy lacklustre market mood, surge over 10% the nse nifty index was trading 10 points down at 11,526, while the bse sensex was down 55 points at 38,187 around 10:35 am.
India paper industry forecast & opportunities, 2017 by raw material analysis, competitive landscape & strategic recommendations, market trends, size & share. The paper industry in india has to turn into further promising as the domestic demand is on the rise escalating population and literacy rate, development in gdp, development in the manufacturing sector and lifestyle of individuals are probable to account for the development in the paper industry of india. Ancient sanskrit on hemp based paper hemp fiber was commonly used in the production of paper from 200 bce to the late 1800s the pulp and paper industry in india is one of the major producers of paper in the world, [ citation needed ] but is outside the top 10.
The paper industry in india has become more promising as the domestic demand is on the rise increasing population and literacy rate, growth in gdp, improvement in manufacturing sector and lifestyle of individuals are expected to account for the growth in the paper industry of india.
Earlier indian paper industry was considered as core sector industry and hence it used to get coal on priority basis and at subsidized rates but from 2005 it is in non-core list of industries and hence paper players have to purchase domestic coal at higher prices.