Incorporated in Dec.'93 as Mayur Ready-made Garments Pvt Ltd, Shivam Apperals was converted into a public limited company in Aug.'94. The name of the company was changed to the present one in Sep.'94. It was promoted by Ramesh B Patel, Rajnikant Patel and Dhaniben Patel. The company is setting up a project to manufacture readymade garments at Vasna Iyava (Ahmedabad district), Gujarat. The project is to be part-financed by a public issue, which the company had made in Jun.'96. Commercial production is expected to commence in Oct.'96. Initially, the company proposes to concentrate on manufacturing cotton shirts.