State of the Economy 2018


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’.