Home / Knowledge / News / Apparel/Garments / Arunachal Pradesh now on India's textile map
Arunachal Pradesh now on India's textile map
17
Apr '15
Courtesy: PIB
Courtesy: PIB
Arunachal Pradesh has become the fourth state in the Northeast where work has begun to set up an Apparel & Garment Making Centre after textiles minister Santosh Kumar Gangwar laid the foundation stone for the project in Pasighat on Thursday, according to an official statement.
 
The centre is being set up as part of a landmark initiative announced by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Nagaland, on December 1, 2014. The Prime Minister had announced that an Apparel and Garment Making Centre would be established in all northeastern states. Each Apparel and Garment Making Centre is estimated to generate direct employment for 1,200 people.
 
Work on such a Centre for Nagaland has already begun. Gangwar had laid the foundation stone for it on February 24. He also laid the foundation stone for a similar centre in Manipur on March 24 and in Sikkim the following day.
 
Each state will have one centre with three units, each having 100 machines. For local entrepreneurs with requisite background, required facilities to start a unit will be provided in ‘plug and play’ mode. Once such entrepreneurs get established, they can set up their own units, allowing the facility to be provided to new entrepreneurs. 
 
The initiative comes under the North East Region Textile Promotion Scheme (NERTPS) of the Ministry of Textiles. NERTPS is an umbrella scheme for the development of various segments of textiles such as silk, handlooms, handicrafts and apparels and garments. The scheme has a total outlay of Rs 1,038 crore in the 12th Five Year Plan.  (SH)
 

Fibre2fashion News Desk - India


Must ReadView All

US holiday retail sales grew 2.9% to $707.5 bn in 2018

Apparel/Garments | On 19th Feb 2019

US holiday retail sales grew 2.9% to $707.5 bn in 2018

Holiday retail sales during 2018 in US grew a lower-than-expected 2.9 ...

Courtesy: Medio banca

Fashion | On 19th Feb 2019

6.6% average annual sales growth in Italy's fashion sector

The Italian fashion sector accounted for 1.3 per cent of its economy...

Boosting yarn production can revitalise Bangla silk sector

Textiles | On 19th Feb 2019

Boosting yarn production can revitalise Bangla silk sector

Boosting yarn production in Bangladesh could help revitalise the silk ...

Interviews View All

Evelyne Cholet, UCMTF

Evelyne Cholet
UCMTF

‘France had a reputation of being big in new ideas, but poor in marketing...

Milind Khandwe, Hindoostan Innovation Centre

Milind Khandwe
Hindoostan Innovation Centre

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

Manfred Mentges, Sedo Treepoint GmbH

Manfred Mentges
Sedo Treepoint GmbH

We see a higher demand in colour management systems, as customers see big...

Hardik Sanghvi,

Hardik Sanghvi

Idealin Fogging Systems has been engaged in designing and manufacturing...

Maya Simova,

Maya Simova

Inter Expo and Congress Center (IEC) is a prominent exhibition centre in...

Cong Zheng,

Cong Zheng

The China Textile Machinery Association (CTMA) is a social-economic...

Giorgio Mantovani, Corman S.p.A

Giorgio Mantovani
Corman S.p.A

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

Chunyi Zhi, City University of Hong Kong

Chunyi Zhi
City University of Hong Kong

<div><b>Chunyi Zhi</b>, associate professor in the Department of Materials ...

Kevin Nelson, TissueGen

Kevin Nelson
TissueGen

Kevin Nelson, Chief Scientific Officer, TissueGen discusses the growing...

Yash P. Kotak, Bombay Hemp Company

Yash P. Kotak
Bombay Hemp Company

One of the directors of Bombay Hemp Company, Yash P. Kotak, speaks to...

Sandeep and Sarah Shaikh Gonsalves, SS Homme

Sandeep and Sarah Shaikh Gonsalves
SS Homme

SS Homme celebrates the craft of traditional tailoring through the bespoke ...

Cigdem Akin, Cigdem Akin

Cigdem Akin
Cigdem Akin

She has carved a niche for herself as the national brand of Turkey. Her...

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

Leave your Comments


February 2019

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

news category


Related Categories:

Advanced Search