Seps Taken by the Government to Revive the Textile Industry

Seps Taken by the Government to Revive the Textile Industry

In the reply submitted in Loksabha the Minister of State for Textile stated that the Government has taken various major initiatives/ measures in textile sector on pan-India basis.
Following is the detailed information about the answer given in Loksabha.

ANSWERED ON: 21.12.2022

Pandemic impact on Textile Industry

Raksha Nikhil Khadse
Will the Minister of TEXTILES be pleased to state:-

(a) the details of the steps taken by the Government to revive the Textile Industry

(b) whether textile business has been adversely affected during the crisis of Corona Pandemic and if so, the details thereof; and

(c) whether there are a large number of industries on the verge of closure in the Country, if so, the details thereof?


(a): The Government has taken following major initiatives/ measures in textile sector on pan-India basis:

i) Government has approved setting up of Seven Pradhan Mantri Mega Integrated Textile Region and Apparel (PM MITRA) Parks in Greenfield/Brownfield sites with an outlay of Rs. 4,445 crore for a period of seven years upto 2027-28. These parks will enable the textile industry to become globally competitive, attract large investment and boost employment generation.

ii) Government has approved the Production Linked Incentive (PLI) Scheme for Textiles, with an approved outlay of Rs 10,683 crore, to promote production of Man Made Fibre (MMF) Apparel, MMF Fabrics and Products of Technical Textiles in the country to enable Textile sector to achieve size and scale and to become competitive.

iii) Government has allocated an outlay of Rs 1480 Cr for the National Technical Textiles Mission to promote and develop technical textiles sector in India.

iv) Silk Samagra-2 scheme is being implemented from the year 2021-22 to 2025-26 for development of sericulture industry in the country.

Further, Government is implementing various schemes/ programmes such as SAMARTH- Scheme for Capacity Building in Textile Sector, National Handloom Development Programme, Raw Material Supply Scheme, National Handicraft Development Programme, Comprehensive Handicrafts Cluster Development Scheme, Integrated Wool Development Programme exclusively for promotion and development of indigenous textile sector in the country.

(b): The global pandemic of Covid-19 affected almost all sectors of economy including the textile sector due to disruption caused by lockdown, restriction on movement etc. Various steps were taken by the Government to address the situation and as a result the production and exports of textiles and textile products have shown improvement.

(c): No such data is available.


Source: Loksabha

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