State of the Economy 2018

Ever-resilient

By expanding product lines and bumping up exports, Morbi’s ceramic manufacturers have found their way around the slowdown

Photographs by Vishal Koul

Standing in front of a machine for a really long time, staring at it work and listening to the constant churr daka daka churr daka daka… might seem boring; but I couldn’t take my eyes off that humongous piece of technology dishing out perfectly cut, blocks of clay tiles in Airson Ceramic’s factory. There we were, an hour and a half away from the city of Rajkot, in Morbi, or as one might call it, ‘the paradise of ceramics’.