Geographical and climateMajor rivers flowing through the district are Noyyaland Amaravathi.Amaravathi dam and Thirumurthy dam are theprime source of irrigation in the districtCloudy climate(26°C to 36°C )
Amaravathi Dam Built primarily for irrigation and flood control has 4 megawatts of electric generating capacity installed
Chronological Growth 1925 The first knitwear unit in Tirupur was set up 1942 34 units were engaged in the unitslike bleaching and dyeing 1980 export market began accounting forroughly 80 percent of the total cotton knitwearexporters
Infrastructure at cotton city1. State Highways 625.516 km2. Sugarcane Road 103.771 km3. Other District Roads 1634.661km4. Major District roads 471.750 km5. National Highways NH47- 35km NH67– 68km NH209 – 25km -Still Infrastructure facility is not enough to get into competitive internationally.
Exporting to US, europe from 1978Export Import Policy of 2002-07 calls it a Town of ExporExcellenceThe rich availability of Raw materials, being in closeproximity to CoimbatoreTirupur’s foreign exchange Rs.5000 crores through 7000units and provided ample employment opportunity to arou6 lakh people
TEA Tirupur Exporters Association(TEA) established in 1990 Association exclusively for exporters of cotton knitwear who have production facilities in Tirupur Has resolved many issues
Professional Courses TEA-NIFT set up to conduct diploma courses and certificate courses. 300 students are admitted each year in the institute Short-term courses with a duration of one to 3 months offered to the persons as training