Surgical Dresses (Doctor's Dress)

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Product Code 264104005
Quality and Standards N.A.
Production Capacity Qty. : 6.00 Lakh Pcs. (per annum)
Value : Rs. 68.00 Lakhs
Uploaded on August 2007


Wearing of suitable dresses in hospitals and health clubs by the Doctor and supporting staffs has been accorded a very high priority by the hospital administration in order to identify the different personnels and also to keep some decorum. The great difficulty in washing and wearing the dresses one after another surgical operations by the Hospital Administrations, coupled with chances of transferring the germs from one to another has lead to usage of disposable garments.

Surgical dresses can be made from white bleached, deep dyed cotton twill fabric and non-woven fabric of suitable quality. These are worn over the normal dresses during performing work. There is exclusive dress meant for surgical operation which can be worn and thrown after each operation. These dresses are made from non-woven textile fabrics of suitable quality. Advantages of using non-woven fabrics for the manufacture of surgical dresses are light in weight, cheaper and available in many colours etc.

Market Potential

Healthcare textiles have well established market in the developed countries where the people are conscious of the risks posed to the healthcare workers, especially from blood borne diseases. Massive growth in population in developing countries and rising standard of living has helped in creating a vast potential for healthcare textiles units. Among various hospital garments, Non woven disposable garments has distinct demand in domestic and international market due to its various advantages.

Basis and Presumptions

Building is considered of Own . This project is based on single shift basis and 300 working days in a year. Cost of machinery and equipment indicated refers to particular make and approximate to those prevailing at the time preparation of this project. Cost of installation and electrification is taken @ 10% of cost of machinery and equipment. Non refundable deposits, project report cost, trial production, security deposits with electricity board are classified under pre-operative expenses. Depreciation has been considered as 10% on plant and machinery and 20% on office furniture and fixture. Interest on capital investment has been taken @13% per annum.

Implementation Schedule

Name of Activity


Selection of site/working shed 1 month
Preparation of feasibility report 1 month
Registration with Commissioner of Industries/DIC 1 month
Arrangement of finance (Term loan and working capital) 3 months
Procurement of machinery and equipment 1 month
Plant erection and electrification 2 weeks
Arrangement of raw material including packaging material 1 month
Miscellaneous works like power/water connection etc. 2 months

Technical Aspects

Process of Manufacture

Raw materials like non woven fabric, rib cloth, velcro are checked for their quality. After checking, fabric is kept in layers on cutting table and cutting patterns are marked by chalk. Cutting of different panels is carried out by cutting machine. Cuffs made of rib cloth are attached at sleeves in order to provide elasticity at cuff portion of operation and nurses gown. Whole garment is made by skilled tailors. Finally, velcros are attached at requisite places. Individual pieces of garments and made ups are checked for its exact measurement, trimmed, ironed and packed as single pieces of gowns. For surgeon hood, face masks caps, a set of 12 pieces are packed in printed polythene bags for proper identification.

For manufacture of caps and face masks, fabric pieces are cut in desired shape as per the sizes and made into surgeon hood, caps and masks by stitching. Two side portions of face masks are stitched with plastic stifner card of required size. Four and two pieces of cord made out of unutilised pieces of non woven (cutting refuse) fabric is also attached at the respective side portions of the surgeon hood and face masks for the purpose of tying on the face.

Quality Control and Standards

No specification for this product is available. However, entrepreneurs are required to ensure good quality of raw material to be purchased, maintenance of machines etc.

Production Capacity (per annum)

Particular of Dresses


Operation Gown 75000
Nurses Gown 75000
Surgeon Hood 150000
Nurses cap 100000
Face Mask (3 layered) 100000
Face Mask (4 layered) 100000
Total 600000

Motive Power

Power requirement to run this industry will be 9 HP.

Pollution Control

This industry does not involve in generation of pollution.

Energy Conservation

Power requirement is very low, even then energy can be saved by proper house keeping.

Financial Aspects

Fixed Capital

Land and Building
Land @ Rs. 3000p.s.m. Amounting Rs 600000.00
Building Area
Factory shed 100 sq. mt.
Store (Raw material) 25 sq. mt.
Store (Finished goods) 50 sq. mt.
Office etc. 25 sq. mt.
Total Covered Area 100 sq. mt.
Total Construction Cost @ Rs. 4000/ 400000.00
Total Investment in land and Building 1000000.00

Machinery and Equipments



Rate (Rs.)

Amount (Rs.)

Fabric cutting machine 1 80000 80000
Singer model SNLS machine 8 9000 72000
Electric Iron 4 1800 7200
Personal Computer 1 70000 70000
Miscellaneous items LS 20000 20000
Total     194000

Other Fixed Assets


Erection and installation 10000
Office furniture 50000
Pre-operative expenses 20000
Total 80000
Total Fixed Capital 1274000

Working Capital (per month)



Salary (Rs.)

Amount (Rs.)

Manager 1 8000 8000
Cutting Master 1 7000 7000
Skilled workers 8 4800 38400
Semi-skilled workers 6 3800 22800
Clerk/Typist 1 5000 5000
Helpers 3 3500 10500
Peons 1 4000 4000
Total 95700
Perquisites @ 22% 21054
G. Total 116754

Raw Material




Rate (Rs.)

Amount (Rs.)

Non-woven fabric (30 GSM) Mts 4500 15 67500
Non-woven fabric (60 GSM) Mts 20000 24 480000
Rib knitted cloth Kgs 25 170 4250
Velcro LS     2400
Plastic Film LS     2400
Polyester sewing thread LS     4800
Total 564450



Electricity Bill 5000
Total 5000

Other Contingent Expenses (per month)


Postage/Stationery 1000
Repairs and maintenance 2000
Transport/travelling charges 2000
Insurance 200
Miscellaneous 5000
Total 10200

Total Recurring Expenditure (per month) 696404
Total Working Capital (for 2months) 1392808

Total Capital Investment

  (Rs. in Lakhs)
Land Machinery and Equipments 1274000
Working Capital (for 2 months) 1392808
Total 2666808

Machinery Utilisation

Capacity utilisation is con sidered as 75% of installed capacity.

Financial Analysis

Cost of Production (per year)


Recurring expenses 8356848
Depreciation on machinery @ 10% 19400
Depreciation on Building @ 5 % 50000
Depreciation on office furniture @ 20% 10000
Interest on total investment @ 13% 346685.04
Total 8782933

Turnover (per year)

Turnover (per year)

Qty. (pcs.)


Amount (Rs.)

Doctor's Gown 75000 54 4050000
Nurse's Gown 75000 50 3750000
Surgeon Hood 150000 5.5 825000
Nurses cap 100000 3.8 380000
Face Mask (4 layered) 100000 2.6 260000c
Face Mask (3 layered) 100000 2.2 220000
Total 9485000

Net Profit (per year) 702067
Net Profit Ratio (Net profit/ Turnover per year) 7.4
Rate of Return on Investment (Net Profit/Total Capital Investment) 26.33

Break-even Point

Fixed Cost


Depreciation on Machine & Equipments 19400
Depreciation on Building 50000
Interest on capital investment 346685.04
40% of wages of staff and labour 560419.2
Insurance 200
Total 1024704.24
B.E.P. FC × 100
FC + Profit

= 59.34

Addresses of Machinery and Equipment Suppliers

  • M/s. Technik India (Apparel) Private Limited
    74-E, First Floor,
    Southern Wing,
    Mount Road,
    Chennai-600 032
  • M/s. Industrial Sewing Systems
    19, First Floor,
    Jawaharlal Nehru Salai,
    Ambal Nagar,
    Chennai-600 097
  • M/s. Apparel and Leather Technics Limited
    Sarjapur Road,
    Near Bellandur Gate,
    Carmelram Post,
    Bangalore-560 035
  • M/s. Apparels and Leather Technics Limited
    B-283, Okhla Industrial Area,
    New Delhi-110 020

Raw Material Suppliers

  • M/s. Paree Trading Company
    No. 33, Kasi Chetty Street,
    Chennai-600 079
  • M/s. Thahar Brothers
    No. 73, Devaraja Mudali Street,
    Chennai-600 003

Sewing Thread/Elastic Tapes

  • M/s. Vardhman Spinning and
    General Mills Ltd.
    Chandigarh Road,
  • M/s. Coats India Ltd.
    144, M.G. Road,
  • M/s. Modi Threads Ltd.
    Modi Nagar,
    Uttar Pardesh.
  • M/s. D.P. Elastics
    3784, Nai Basti,
    Pahadi Dheeraj, Delhi.
  • M/s. Techno-Elastics
    877, East Park Road,
    Karol Bagh, New Delhi.
  • M/s. M.D.R. Tapes Pvt. Ltd.
    120, Pocket E-15,
    New Delhi

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Information Manager
TIMEIS Project