Southern coir industry in decline | Daily News


 

Southern coir industry in decline

The coir industry, which has a history of over 150 years, is facing difficulties due to various reasons.

The traditional coir industrialists who have been in the industry for decades say they cannot meet even their daily expenses now.

The coir industry flourished in the coastal belt in the southern region earlier. They produced pots, baskets, carpets, brooms, wall hangings and brushes with coirs. They said that the industry urgently needs an infrastructure upgrading for its sustenance. They urge authorities to help them uplift their industry.

 


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