Home / Knowledge / News / Apparel/Garments / Work starts on apparel making centre in Mizoram
Work starts on apparel making centre in Mizoram
04
Jul '15
Courtesy: Ministry of Textiles, GOI
Courtesy: Ministry of Textiles, GOI
Mizoram is now on the textile map of India after textiles minister Santosh Gangwar laid the foundation stone of Apparel and Garment Making Centre in Aizawl, according to a government  statement. 
 
Addressing the gathering at the function, Gangwar said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi has given special attention to the textiles ministry with special focus on the north eastern region. The Apparel and Garment Making Centres are being opened in every state of the north eastern region as part of the landmark initiative announced by the Prime Minister in December 2014. 
 
The minister said that the centre will be the beginning of setting up an organized industry in Mizoram. He also said that this is in line with the Prime Minister's vision of “Sabke Saath Sab ka Vikas”. 
 
Apparel and Garment Manufacturing Centres have been set up earlier thos year in all other seven states of the northeast. This initiative comes under the North East Region Textile Promotion Scheme (NERTPS) of the textiles ministry. 
 
NERTPS is an umbrella scheme for the development of various segments of textiles, i.e. silk, handlooms, handicrafts and garments. Of the total outlay of Rs 1038.10 crore, Rs 18.9 crore has been given to Mizoram for setting up of this centre where the state government provides 1.5 acre of land free of cost. The centre will be managed by the textiles ministry for 5 years and will be handed over to the state government thereafter.  (SH)
 

Fibre2Fashion News Desk - India

Must ReadView All

Courtesy: Ikea

Textiles | On 26th Apr 2017

Ikea’s product sourcing from India to double by 2020

Ikea, the global home furnishing giant from Sweden, plans to double...

Textiles | On 26th Apr 2017

CITA to add insufficiently available fabric in CAFTA-DR

The Committee for the Implementation of Textile Agreements (CITA) has ...

Courtesy: SKF

Textiles | On 26th Apr 2017

SKF brings predictive maintenance for machinery to India

SKF India, a global supplier of bearings, seals, mechatronics,...

Interviews View All

Smith Vaghasia
Sanado India

Online remains the best destination for shopping

Riddhika Shah
SS Homme

'Worsted wool is the ideal fabric for menswear'

Pinkesh Jain
Everflow Petrofils Ltd

‘An innovative technology which India needs desperately is the...

Iago Castro Asensio
RCfil Distribuciones S.L.

Iago Castro Asensio, International Business Manager of RCfil...

Kai Poehler
Voith Paper GmbH & Co. KG

The glass mat industry is growing by five to eight per cent annually. Kai...

Kevin Nelson
TissueGen

Kevin Nelson, Chief Scientific Officer, TissueGen discusses the growing...

Yash P. Kotak
Bombay Hemp Company

One of the directors of Bombay Hemp Company, Yash P. Kotak, speaks to...

Rupa Sood and Sharan Apparao
Nayaab

Nayaab, an exhibition meant to celebrate Indian weaves, is in its second...

Wendell Rodricks
Wendell Rodricks

"We should not compare India and the West. There are things we do that...

Press Release

Press Release

Letter to Editor

Letter to Editor

RSS Feed

RSS Feed

Submit your press release on


editorial@fibre2fashion.com

Letter To Editor






(Max. 8000 char.)

Search Companies





SEARCH

news category


Related Categories:
April 2017

April 2017

Subscribe today and get the latest update on Textiles, Fashion, Apparel and so on.

SUBSCRIBE


Browse Our Archives

GO


E-News Insight
Subscribe Today and Get the
Latest News Update in Your Mail Box.
Advanced Search