Which is the First Cotton Mill in India?

By Sakshi Yadav|Updated : August 4th, 2022

The first cotton mill in India was established in 1818 at Fort Gloster(West Bengal) but this mill faced commercial failure and shut down. In 1854, large-scale cotton production began in Mumbai, and then a second mill named Bombay Textile Company was founded by KGN Daber in the same year. The cotton-based textile industry is the largest agriculture-based industry in India. 

Summary:

Which is the First Cotton Mill in India?

The first cotton mill in India was established at Fort Gloster near Kolkata in 1818. 

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