About OGTC

About OGTC


Welcome to OGTC

The world has changed dramatically. The life is more complex, more stressful, more demanding as we transition into Information / Knowledge Worker Age. We face challenges and problems in our organizations unimagined even a decade ago. The sweeping changes in the digitized global market place pose challenges of a new order and magnitude and necessarily require a response where we have to think outside the box.

Paradigm Shift

With the above backdrop a few forward looking and likeminded friends who had vision and anticipated challenges of post quota regime conceived and set up first cluster of its type (which is not of physical proximity but in reality is a cluster of minds) for garment exporters in the country. The guiding principle being we can do it; we can cooperate; we can combine our talents and abilities and create something greater together. The approach is to combine own efforts with the efforts of others to achieve the greatest success.

The Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises MSME Development Institute and Textile committee Ministry of Textiles Govt. of India has facilitated the formation.

OGTC has initiated trust building with all the stakeholders in the supply chain and is having detailed diagnostic studies to identify the common self needs.


  • To have a collective approach of being more competitive in the world market and seek government's attention in more authoritative manner.
  • To develop linkages between the local industrial units, technological and research institutes.
  • Develop linkage with Association and Bodies like AEPC, GIZ, CII, FICCI and Textile Association.
  • To assist members for developing training and capacity building exercises to achieve economies of scale for the SME's.
  • Common sourcing of critical inputs whenever required,
  • Mutual Trust Building
  • Work as think tank for the apparel export industries

OGTC Composition

  • Number Of Manufacturing Units - 110
  • Stitching Machines - 41,000
  • Number of Employees -70,000
  • Total Exports - US$ 500 million
  • Capacity pcs / annum - 110 million

OGTC Mission

  • Build Responsible Competitiveness Business which enshrines voluntary CSR and Code of Ethics which includes Training and Employing differently abled Person and People below poverty line (BPL).
  • Develop strategic partnerships
  • Networking of stakeholders for convergence of services
  • Seek Govt. participation in authoritative manner
  • Work as think tank for the apparel export industries
  • Building competitiveness through collaboration & world class best practices
  • Sharing of knowledge and resources to optimize capacities and efficiencies
  • Be an active participant in nation building
  • CSR- Build strong and ethical practices in member units
  • ENVIRONMENT - commitment to reduce 2000 tons of carbon equivalent in next 3 years

OGTC members continuously exchange information on

  • Sharing excess or idle capacities with the result each member is able to optimally utilize his facilities and move towards being more competitive.
  • Sourcing of fabrics and accessories
  • Marketing facilities
  • Export orders
  • Technology

OGTC Tangible Successes

  • Work on Clean Development Mechanism (CDM)
  • Start of Lean Manufacturing Practices – Productivity gains from 23 % to 91%
  • Sharing of Resources:- Varied Savings
  • Quality:- Defect Rate Reduction by 50%
  • Cutting Room:- Fabric Saving 2%
  • Productivity Increase:- 15% to 60%
  • LED lights on Sewing machines
Conference Oct 2011