Home / Knowledge / News / Textiles / Minister asks Telangana to submit new textile proposals
Minister asks Telangana to submit new textile proposals
27
Jun '16
Union minister of labour and employment Bandaru Dattatreya has asked Telangana government to submit new proposals for further developing the textile industry in the state.

“The Centre has earmarked Rs 6,000 crore as a special package for textile and garment sector to take it on par with Bangladesh and Vietnam, creating textile parks in the country, helping in creation of infrastructure in textile sector, promoting fashion technology so as to give fillip to the production especially in small-scale industries,” Dattatreya said at a press conference in Hyderabad.

“The approval for a special package for employment generation and promotion of exports in textile and apparel sector will be for the generation of one crore jobs in this industry over next three years and, of this, 75 per cent would be women,” the minister added.

The slew of measures included in the special package would create new jobs, and help in social transformation through women empowerment, he said.

He said the Telangana state government can send proposals to the Centre to take advantage of the special package. The government can make plans for new initiatives in places like Warangal, Gadwal, Narayanpet and Pochampalli, which are already home to textile and handloom manufacturing units.

The guidelines issued by the Central government would be discussed with Telangana textiles minister, he said.

Explaining the Employees Provident Fund Scheme Reforms initiated by the Union government, the minister said the entire 12 per cent of the employers contribution would be borne by the Centre under the EPF for new employees of garment industry for first three years, who are earning less than Rs 15,000 per month.

According to him, there will be no inoperative EPF accounts in the coming days and with the usage of latest technology, every PF account will be linked to UAN number and Aadhaar. (RKS)

Fibre2Fashion News Desk – India

Must ReadView All

Courtesy: Myntra

Apparel/Garments | On 3rd Dec 2016

Myntra to be EBITA positive by FY18: CEO Narayanan

Myntra is on track to achieve sustainable growth and be EBITA...

Courtesy: India ITME Society

Textiles | On 3rd Dec 2016

India ITME 2016 opens with over 1050 exhibitors

The India International Textile Machinery Exhibition (India ITME)...

Courtesy: Bruckner

Textiles | On 3rd Dec 2016

Indian textile companies opt for Brückner stenter lines

Indian textile firms Laxmipati Sarees, makers of polyester sarees and ...

Interviews View All

Yashiki Gumber
Sahiba Fabrics

Fabric does not restrict us from fashion trends

Abhishek Ganguly
Puma India

‘As a brand, Puma is always looking for new and innovative ways to inspire ...

Frank Gossmann
Rotorcraft AG

‘RT3 motto is: Do not check millimetres, check colours.’

Mark Paterson
Technical Absorbents Ltd

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

Paolo Ocleppo
Sandvik Hyperion

Paolo Ocleppo, Rotary Cutting Segment manager, Sandvik Hyperion discusses...

Marten Alkhagen
Swerea IVF AB

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

Prathyusha Garimella
Prathyusha Garimella

Hyderabad-based designer Prathyusha Garimella is known for blending...

Igor Chapurin
Chapurin

"Now we can see the Russian trend in international fashion. And Russian...

Ritu Kumar
Label Ritu Kumar

‘Classics will return’ "There are a lot of people wearing western clothes ...

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
December 2016

December 2016

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

SUBSCRIBE


Browse Our Archives

GO


Advanced Search