Home / Knowledge / News / Textiles / Centre tells states to expedite textile parks' approvals
Centre tells states to expedite textile parks' approvals
05
Nov '15
The Centre has urged state governments to fast-track approvals for textile parks for which an investment of Rs 30,000 crore has been earmarked and which are expected to create 4.5 lakh jobs, according to a media report.

"I would like to point out that there are difficulties in getting environmental clearances in several states. I would urge the state governments to show interest on this issue and expedite much-needed clearances," Textile Minister Santosh Gangwar said while addressing the state Textile Ministers' conference in New Delhi.

Gangwar said 72 textile parks have been sanctioned under the Scheme for Integrated Textile Parks (SITP) till now.

"On textile parks, we need more cooperation from state governments. We find that in a number of cases, entrepreneurs are facing difficulties in getting land, in getting clearances, in getting electricity connection," Textiles Secretary S K Panda said.

Besides, the minister said a modified Technology Upgradation Fund Scheme (TUFS) will be introduced shortly.

"TUFS had earlier faced difficulties... We had appealed to the Prime Minister that the scheme should be continued in a more organised manner. Therefore, the government is coming out with a modified TUFS scheme, which will be unveiled shortly," Gangwar said.

TUFS is being revised to support employment generating and export oriented segments to meet challenges in global market, he said.

The textile industry had been complaining that reimbursement under TUFS have been inordinately delayed which have hampered their operations. (SH)

Fibre2Fashion News Desk – India


Must ReadView All

Textiles | On 29th Jun 2017

Nan Ya files trade petition in US against Korea & Taiwan

Nan Ya Plastics Corporation, America, a US synthetic fibre producer,...

Textiles | On 29th Jun 2017

Indian textile industry will reach new milestone by 2020

By 2020, textile technologies will be highly advanced not only with...

Apparel/Garments | On 29th Jun 2017

Amazon intends to keep investing and growing in India

American online retail giant Amazon intends to keep investing and...

Interviews View All

Nishank Patel
Shri Dinesh Mills Limited

Broad range of fabrics will sell well this financial year

Asim Dalal
Indo Count Retail Ventures

Today, there is no other emerging market as India, "we make in India and...

Amit Jain
Shingora Textiles Ltd

‘In terms of fabric, the fastest growing category for us is a blend of...

Kevin Nelson
TissueGen

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

Marten Alkhagen
Swerea IVF AB

Marten Alkhagen, Senior Scientist - Nonwoven and Technical Textiles of...

Mark Paterson
Technical Absorbents Ltd

Mark Paterson, R&D manager of Technical Absorbents Ltd talks about Super...

Mike Hoffman
Gildan Activewear SRL

Gildan Activewear, a manufacturer and marketer of branded clothing and...

Tony Ward
Tony Ward

"You have to truly understand what your client wants, know her needs, what ...

Karan Arora
Karan Arora

Bridal couture created with rich Indian heritage, exquisite craftsmanship...

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:
July 2017

July 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