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Thiru Dayanidhi Maran releases Agenda for 100 days
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Jun '09
The deepening of coverage of Technology Upgradation Fund Scheme (TUFS), expansion of Scheme of Integrated Textiles Parks (SITP), constitution of a Working Group for National Fibre Policy, providing platform for e-marketing of Handloom & Handicrafts, accelerating the revival and modernization of National Textile Corporation (NTC) Mills, expansion of coverage of Health Insurance Scheme for Weavers and Artisans, imparting momentum to Artisans Credit Card Scheme, are the main highlights of the Agenda for 100 days of Ministry of Textiles released by Thiru Dayanidhi Maran.

While releasing the Agenda, Thiru Maran said that Ministry has formulated the Agenda in pursuance of the directions of Hon'ble Prime Minister. He said “the Textiles Sector is the second largest employer after agriculture, accounts for 13.50% of the total merchandise export earning and 4% of the GDP. The Textiles Industry today is passing through a challenging phase.

The implementation of 100 days Action Plan will empower various institutions in the Ministry and the Industry to embrace modern technology and work processes; become more globally competitive; build strong brand equity for its products; and consistently achieve higher growth rates than ever in its long history”. These initiatives will maximize the productivity and welfare of stakeholders. Thiru Maran said, “As a result of these specific and targeted initiatives, we will maximize the productivity and welfare of common stakeholders”.

HIGHLIGHTS OF AGENDA FOR 100 DAYS
- Inauguration of two Integrated Textiles Parks under SITP
- Expansion of converge of TUFS to benefit the decentralized sector
- Constitution of Working Group for National Fibre Policy
- Launch of Programme to train 50, 000 weavers
- 1.5 lakh weavers to be provided Health Insurance coverage
- 1 lakh artisans to be trained for capacity development
- 1.5 lakh artisans to be provided ID cards
- Marketing of handcrafted products through network of Delhi Metro Rail Corporation
- To popularise jute shopping bags and made-ups in metros
- e-marketing of handlooms and handicrafts
- Seven modernized NTC Mills to be made operational

The salient features of the 100 Days Agenda are as follows:
(i) Workshop for Senior Officers on Result based Performance Management.
The Ministry of the Textiles will organize a Workshop on result-based performance management system for all the Senior Officers of the Ministry.

(ii) Scheme for Integrated Textiles Parks (SITP).
In the coming 100 days,
a. Inauguration of two Integrated Textile Parks.
b. Appraisal by Expenditure Finance Committee (EFC) of the proposal for establishing fifteen additional Parks.

(iii) Technology Upgradation Fund Scheme (TUFS).
The existing initiative of the Ministry will be deepened to expand the coverage of the Scheme to benefit the decentralized sector like Powerloom and Small Scale Sector in a comprehensive manner.


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