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Textiles Secretary reviews Powerloom Mega Cluster progress
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Mar '14
The modified Comprehensive Powerloom Cluster Development Scheme (CPCDS) was approved by the Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) in October 2013 for implementation during 12th Plan period with a Budget Outlay of Rs. 110 crore. Four Powerloom Mega Clusters have been approved under the scheme.
 
The Project Approval and Monitoring Committee (PAMC) chaired by Smt. Zohra Chatterji, Secretary (Textiles) reviewed the progress of the four Powerloom Mega Clusters yesterday and approved the further action to be taken for implementation of the scheme.  
 
Powerloom Mega Cluster at Erode:
Under the project, an Integrated Textile Market Complex consisting of two main components namely, Wholesale Market Complex (Daily Market) and Weekly Textile Shandy Market will be completed by 31.03.2014 and the Weekly Market will commence from April, 2014. The allotment of shops/showrooms to the entrepreneurs by the SPV will start at Wholesale Market in April, 2014. The Wholesale Market Complex is in progress and will be completed by December, 2014. A fresh proposal will be brought in the next PAMC meeting for setting up of Warehouse and Dormitory.
 
Powerloom Mega Cluster at Bhiwandi:
A diagnostic study of the project is underway after which project report will be submitted for setting up facilities as per requirement of the weavers which will include Common Facility Centre, Pre-weaving Testing and Training Facilities, Marketing Complex and Group Workshed for shutteleless looms.
 
Powerloom Mega Cluster at Bhilwara:
Seven SPVs have been constituted for developing the Mega Cluster consisting of Processing Centre, Production Centre for Weaving and Apparels, Centre for Apparel Training and HRD, Production Centre for Weaving, Centre for R&D and Testing Lab, Centre for Warehouse Facility. 
 
The DPR has already been approved by the Ministry. The CMTA requested that they may be allowed to retain the SPV which is still in existence and that they may be allowed to follow the modified guidelines from the stage where they are at present. The PAMC agreed to the same and directed the CMTA to submit modified project for the already approved components of the project, as per the modified guidelines.
 
Powerloom Mega Cluster at Ichalkaranji:
The Detailed Conceptual Report (DCR) for setting up of Mega Cluster consisting of Common Facility Centres, Mini Industrial Park with Ready to use Common Work Sheds, and Strengthening of Existing Marketing Centre & Industrial Estates. The DCR was approved by the PAMC in its meeting on 27.02.2014.
 
The support to the Powerloom Sector and modified guidelines specifying norms and clarifying project components was appreciated by the participants.
 

Ministry of Textiles


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