Undergarments or underwear are clothes worn under other clothes, often next to the skin. They keep outer garments from being soiled by bodily secretions and discharges, shape the body, and provide support for parts of it. In cold weather, long underwear sometimes is worn to provide additional warmth.
The Indian apparel sector is expected to grow from 1,709 billion in 2010 to 4,700 billion by 2020E, representing a CAGR of 10.6%. Of this, the innerwear market currently valued at ~14,300 crore (in 2011) is expected to grow to 43,700 crore by 2020E, growing at a CAGR of 13.2%, outpacing the growth of the overall apparel market. As a whole any entrepreneur can venture in this project without risk and earn profit.
Few Indian major players are as under
· Archana Syntex Pvt. Ltd.
· Bhandari Hosiery Exports Ltd.
· Bodycare International Ltd.
· Creative Casuals (India) Pvt. Ltd.
· Dollar Industries Ltd.
· Lovable Lingerie Ltd.