TABLE 7.15
                               Production of Fabrics
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                                                                 (Million Sq.Mtrs)

Sector           1991-92  1992-93  1993-94  1994-95  1995-96            
                                                                 April-September
                                                              1995-96 1996-97(P)
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Mills              2376    2000     1990     2271*    2036*     1031*   982*
Powerlooms        16089   17826    19631     19523    21095     10665   10748   
Handlooms          4123    5219     5851      6180     7020      3520   3569
Total             22588    2504    27472     27975    30151     15216   15298

                               Share in Output (per cent)

Mills             10.52    7.98     7.24      6.35      6.7       6.8   6.4
Powerlooms        71.23   71.18    71.46     71.55     70.0      70.0   70.3
Handlooms         18.25   20.84    21.30     22.10     23.3      23.2   23.3
Total            100.00  100.00   100.00    100.00    100.0     100.0  100.0
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(P)     Provisional
  * Including non-SSI units.
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