2021- A Year of Game Changing Reforms for Ministry of Textiles

What is the News?

The Ministry of Textiles has launched several initiatives and has implemented various reforms in the Textile Sector.

Textile Sector

The textile and apparel industry contributed 2% to the overall GDP of India in 2019 and 11% to total manufacturing in GVA.

The textile industry is the second-largest employment generator in the country next only to agriculture. More significantly, women constitute 70% of the workforce in garment manufacturing and about 73% in Handloom.

Initiatives in Textile Sector

PM MITRA Parks

PLI Scheme for textiles

RoSCTL scheme

AMENDED TECHNOLOGY UPGRADATION FUND SCHEME (ATUFS)

Technical Textiles

SAMARTH Scheme

Silk SAMAGRA Scheme

Jute-ICARE: It was launched by National Jute Board (NJB) in technical collaboration with ICAR-Central Research Institute for Jute and Allied Fibres(ICAR- CRIJAF).The objective of the scheme is to support the small and marginal jute growers with adequate pre- and post-harvesting operations so that they can grow good quality jute & receive higher prices for their produce.

Toycathon-2021

Source: This post is based on the article ‘2021- A Year of Game Changing Reforms for the Ministry of Textilespublished in PIB on 28th Dec 2021.

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