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Mr Maran to inaugurate first of its kind eco-textile park
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Sep '09
The Textile Minister, Mr Maran will inaugurate the first of its kind Eco-Textile Park, a green field project in Palsana, near Surat in Gujarat on Wednesday.

Gujarat Eco-Textile Park Ltd (GETP) is state of art textile industrial estate which boasts infrastructure of international class supported by Ministry of Textile, Government of India under SITP scheme & Government of India.

GETP is one of the 1st state-of-the-art Eco-Textile Parks in India with specific focus on environment issues. The Park is located on a 73 acre plot of land about 22 kms from Surat.

72 existing textile entrepreneurs comprising of 34 weavers, 12 embroiderers, 24 processing houses and 2 composite units (with weaving, processing & embroidery facilities) have proposed to set up facilities in the park.

The common amenities that are available include a common effluent treatment plant, waste-to-energy incinerator, captive power plant, green belt and a Centre of Excellence to house design centre, testing laboratories and product development centre.

Other facilities also include a warehouse, worker canteen, training centre and fuel station. Around eight textile processing units have already started functioning at GETP and the park will generate 25,000 direct and in-direct jobs when fully functional.




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