Cotton is being grown in India for more than 5000 years. Three centuries back its cotton muslin used to sell in Europe for the weight of Gold. Presently the Indian cotton industry is at a very important threshold. The world has started recognising the quality of Indian raw cotton fibre and is buying more and more fibre from India. The industry has taken rapid steps by introducing upgraded technology ginning machines, adopting BT seeds, employing better picking and ginning practices. This lead improvement in controling trash, contamination, and improving consistency and uniformity.