Sivakasi - Mini Japan
Sivakasi is India’s fireworks hub. 90% of India's fireworks is produced in Sivakasi. Not only fireworks, Sivakasi is the hub of safety matches and offset printing solutions also. 80% of India's safety matches is produced in Sivakasi and 60% of India's offset printing solutions is produced in Sivakasi.
In Short Sivakasi is a big industrial centre in Virudhunagar district of Tamilnadu state in India and well known all over India for its fire works, safety matches and printing. Sivakasi is one of the highest Sales / Excise / Customs Duty paying towns in India.
Enterprising and work conscious people of Sivakasi have made it one of the leading industrial town of India in short span of time.Sivakasi is the town in India where unemployment does not exist. On witnessing the industriousness of Sivakasi people Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru, the first Prime Minister of India optly nick named Sivakasi as "Mini Japan" ( "Kutty Japan" in Tamil and "Chotta Japan" in Hindi)