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Additional capacity in ports to boost textile exports
22
Mar '12
Smt. Panabakka Lakshmi, Minister of State for Textiles has informed that it is fact that India's export of textile & clothing to the world markets is way behind that of China. Government has been taking steps on all fronts to increase the exports of textiles & clothing.”

The ports are adding capacity through public private partnerships by construction of jetties, mechanization to reduce the waiting time of the vessels. The depths in the ports are being increased by dredging to accommodate bigger vessels and the tyravel time is reduced by avoiding trans-shipment.

100% FDI is permitted in the ports and shipping sector.

Ministry of Textiles

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