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  • Smriti Irani outlines growth plans for Indian Textile Industry
    Wed 31, 2021
  • The Hon’ble Union Minister of Textiles and Women & Child Development, Smt. Smriti Zubin Irani Ji inaugurated the 2nd edition of Global Textiles Conclave 2021 (CITI GTC2021) organised by Confederation of Indian Textile Industry on Wednesday, 24th February 2021 through a Virtual Platform. CITI GTC2021 hosts nine important business sessions and quality renowned international speakers, experts, industry players and policy makers from the globe to deliberate on India’s role as an emerging sourcing partner for the global textiles and apparel trade in the aftermath of Covid-19 pandemic.

    Smt. Smriti Zubin Irani thanked the Hon’ble Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi Ji on behalf of the entire textile industry for extending Rs. 6000 crores package dedicated only to the garment and made-ups sector which gave much needed impetus for the growth in the vital segments of the textile sector. The recent announcement of Rs. 10,683 crores under Product Linked Incentive (PLI) Scheme specially to bring to fore the robustness of MMF Industry and to complement the growth of Technical Textiles in India was a cause for celebrations amongst many.

    The Hon’ble Minister also added it was only due to the visionary leadership of our Hon’ble Prime Minister that Government announced first-ever National Technical Textiles Mission with an outlay of Rs 1,480 crore with a target to enhance research innovation and development, enhance promotion & market development, enhance education, training and skilling and enhance export of technical textiles goods by increasing manufacturing capacities.

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