Thangadh ceramic cluster (Gujarat)


Thangadh is a large ceramic cluster, close to the Morbi ceramic cluster. There are about 225 ceramic units operating in the cluster, engaged in the production of sanitary ware (161 units), refractories (45 units), wall tiles (8 units) and art tiles (11 units). The basic raw material, fire clay, is locally available. The production capacity of the units ranges from 1 tonne per day (tpd) to over 8 tpd. The cluster provides direct employment to about 15,000 people.

Products manufactured

Sanitary ware, refractories, wall tiles and art tiles

Number of MSMEs


Energy consumption


Main fuels

Natural gas (NG); charcoal; electricity; diesel

Production & turnover

Rs 150 crores (1.5 billion)

Total energy consumption (toe)


Leading industry association(s)

  • Federation of Ceramic Industries
  • Panchal Ceramic Association 

Cluster Profile

Source: Data pertains to 2009–10, collected primarily under GEF-UNIDO-BEE project

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