Home / Knowledge / News / Textiles / Textile up-gradation helps increase employment – Textile Director
Textile up-gradation helps increase employment – Textile Director
29
Aug '09
Mr Arryanto Sagala
Mr Arryanto Sagala
The Indonesian Government had recently announced a technology up-gradation package amounting to Rp 240 billion in the current budget. As many as 190 textile companies have registered themselves to avail benefits of the package.

The government will provide a subsidy benefit of 10 percent, for those who desire to upgrade their machinery. This scheme has been announced to help increase productivity, efficiency and quality of the textile sector.

The Director of the Department of Textiles, Mr Arryanto Sagala announced that the subsidy amount has been disbursed to 16 small and medium size textile units till date amounting to Rp 19.35 billion.

Most of the machinery in the industry is out of date, and at least 20 years old, including 64.4 percent of 7.8 million spinning machines, 82.1 percent of 248,957 weaving machines and 84.1 percent of 41,312 knitting machines.

In 2007, the government had allocated Rp 255 billion for the program, but only 60.1 percent of that amount was disbursed. In 2008, it increased the subsidy to Rp 330 billion, but the disbursal figure fell to just 55.06 percent of that figure.

The government has reduced the subsidy to Rp 240 billion in the 2009 budget and hopes to disburse no less than Rp 200 billion to 173 textile companies, the same number, which had applied for the fund in 2008.

Mr Sagala feels that the machinery revitalization programme would have helped in increasing the production by 17 percent and employment by 25 and in the process pushing down inefficiency to between 6 and 18 percent.

Fibre2fashion News Desk - India


Must ReadView All

Courtesy: Philippine Information Agency

Apparel/Garments | On 29th Jul 2017

Philippines govt issues guidelines for garment firms

The Department of Trade & Industry-Board of Investments (DTI-BOI) and ...

Textiles | On 29th Jul 2017

Bangladesh govt takes 8 jute mills back from private firms

The Bangladesh government has taken 8 jute and textile mills back...

Textiles | On 29th Jul 2017

Textile machinery orders grow in second quarter: ACIMIT

ACIMIT, the Association of Italian Textile Machinery Manufacturers...

Interviews View All

Stefan Warnaar
Peak to Plateau

People are willing to pay for quality and performance

Milind Khandwe
Hindoostan Innovation Centre

‘Modern technical textile is an indispensable tool for science and...

Sanjay Yagnik
Maa Tex Speciality

‘We suggest reducing dosage of sizing chemicals to reduce sludge...

Giorgio Mantovani
Corman S.p.A

Giorgio Mantovani, MD of Corman, with a presence in both Milano and New...

Suresh Patel
Sidwin Fabric

Sidwin Fabric is a manufacturer and exporter of polypropylene textiles and ...

Steve Cole
Xerium Technologies

Steve Cole of Xerium Technologies discusses the industry. Xerium is the...

Aditi Somani
Aditi Somani

Aditi Somani specialises in luxury fusion wear with international cuts and ...

Akta Adani
India Boulevard

India Boulevard is a San Francisco-based curated fashion marketplace that...

Jay Ramrakhiani
Occasions Elegance Wear

It is believed that by early 19th century, Varanasi weavers had moved away ...

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

July 2017

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

news category


Related Categories:

Planning to Take the Leap towards
Sustainability?

Do you see sustainability as a route to business growth?

Yes No

Do you think the sustainability space has the needed tools and resources available for a business to lead change?

Yes No

Active Poll

Do you see sustainability as a route to business growth?

Yes
61.1%
No
22.2%
Skip
16.7%

Total Votes: 18

Do you think adopting a sustainable approach will be a profitable move for your business?

Yes No

Active Poll

Do you think the sustainability space has the needed tools and resources available for a business to lead change?

Yes
33.3%
No
44.4%
Skip
22.2%

Total Votes: 18

Do you want the world to know about your sustainability journey and your business’ environmental footprint?

Yes No

Active Poll

Do you think adopting a sustainable approach will be a profitable move for your business?

Yes
83.3%
No
5.6%
Skip
11.1%

Total Votes: 18

Thanks for your valuable feedback. Claim your free latest sustainability e-book.

Active Poll

Do you want the world to know about your sustainability journey and your business’ environmental footprint?

Yes
50.0%
No
11.1%
Skip
38.9%

Total Votes: 18


E-News Insight
Subscribe Today and Get the
Latest News Update in Your Mail Box.
Advanced Search



X