December 4, 2023

Tamil Nadu Will Unveil Revised Textile Policy Soon

The Tamil Nadu government will soon announce a revised textile policy soon with an objective to make the state a leader in textiles.

This was informed by R Gandhi, Minister for Handlooms and Textiles, Tamil Nadu in Coimbatore.

Gandhi was speaking at the inaugural session of the second edition of the Conference on Technical Textiles, organised by the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) and the Department of Textiles.

He added that the government will give thrust to the technical textiles segment at the PM MITRA Park in Virudhunagar.

In his address, the minister added that an integrated Textile Park is being set up in Salem and urged the Union government to approve it under the Scheme for Integrated Textile Parks (SITP).

R Gandhi also spoke about the Tamil Nadu government’s initiative to set up 10 Mini Textile Parks across the state and a Textile City in Chennai.

He also informed about setting up of a scientific committee to tackle the challenge of safe disposal of salts at Common Effluent Treatment Plants (CEPT’s).

While speaking to reporters, he also said that the revised textile policy is to encourage units in the manmade fibre sector who have revenues less than Rs 50 crore.

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