Shri Lalit Thukral, President, Noida Apparel Export Cluster, facilitated Chairman Apparel Export Promotion Council (AEPC) Dr. A Sakthivel for promotion of apparel exports in India, at Noida at an Exporters Meet.
In a felicitation ceremony exporters of Noida and NCR expressed gratitude to the AEPC Chairman’s effort in addressing the concerns of exporters and helping it grow. Speaking on the occasion Dr. Sakthivel said, “AEPC with the support of its fellow member exporters is committed to ensure that apparel exports from India grow. In this bid to boost Indian exports to international markets, AEPC relentlessly work for the entire Textiles sector.”
“India’s textile exports were worth US$ 32456 million in 2011-12 as against US$ 27154 million in 2010-11, an increase of 19.5 per cent from previous year and RMG exports were to the tune of US$ 13699 million in 2011-12 as against US$ 11163 million in 2010-11, an increase of 18 per cent from previous year, he added.
President Noida Apparel Export Cluster, Shri Lalit Thukral in his address stated that, “Noida Export Cluster is happy to facilitate Shri A Sakthivel, Chairman AEPC. This cluster has 100 members with 378 registered exporters across NCR.
There are around 1000 factories with an export of 6000 Crores approximately. It has a huge potential and can act as a hub for apparel exporters in India. The cluster has given the industry in the area an identity and helped to foster greater exchange of ideas while working to give new direction to the industry.
Besides organizing innumerable well received workshops and seminars on issues like quality, productivity, forex risk management, VAT, Sales Tax, production planning, to name a few, the cluster has also initiated long-term development programmes . Noida apparel cluster have committed to absorb all the fabric that the cluster produces and the scheme has been sanctioned for funding under the ASIDE Scheme with NITRA as our consultants, informed Shri Thukral.