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New textile policy in Tamil Nadu soon: TEA
Jun '15
The Tamil Nadu government has assured the Tirupur Exporters Association (TEA) that it would soon announce a new textile policy, the exporters’ body has said in a statement.

The statement was issued after TEA president Dr A Sakthivel met handlooms and textiles minister S.Gokula Indira , industries minister P.Thangamani and Tamil Nadu chief secretary K.Gnanadesikan and other top bureaucrats recently to discuss the issue.

He also handed over a letter addressed to chief minister J. Jayalalithaa requesting her to announce Tamil Nadu’s new textile policy immediately.

The letter also suggested setting up the textile board under the chairmanship of the chief minister textiles minister wherein the textile secretary will be the coordinator and representatives from the textile Industry association as members and meet periodically for a single window clearance.

The TEA’s letter also asked the government bring out a separate State Export Policy in line with Foreign Trade Policy of the central government for a focused approach for export development of the state.

TEA also demanded the construction of working women’s hostels with grant of at least 50 per cent.

In its statement, the TEA claimed that the government has assured it of the announcement of textile policy in near future and address its other demands. (SH)

Fibre2fashion News Desk – India

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