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Textile sector perturbed with energy saving plan
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May '10
Under the government's energy saving plans, around 300 CNG stations and 450 industrial units in Faisalabad were shut down during this week.

Adhering to a weekly rotational gas load-shedding plan, gas supply to the textile and other auxiliary industries in Faisalabad was withdrawn for 24 hours.

Textile organizations, while opposing against such persistent execution of gas load-shedding plan has demanded the government to do away with such a plan. Factory owners too opined that, due to power cuts every day for almost six to ten hours clubbed with gas cut for 24 hours once a week, the textile industrial life has got disturbed.

Owing to constant energy crunch, the textile industry in Faisalabad is incurring a loss of Rs 250 million per day, while the gas crisis has compelled all the CNG stations in Faisalabad and in cities adjacent to it to face closure.

Fibre2Fashion News Desk - India


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