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450 mills in Surat to implement energy efficiency measures

Feb 08, 2019
450 mills in Surat to implement energy efficiency measures

About 450 textile dyeing and printing mills located in the city and surrounding talukas of Surat district will be first in the country to implement energy efficiency measures to promote cleaner and competitive MSME sector.

Ministry of MSME and South Gujarat Textile Processors’ Association (SGTPA) signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) for providing dedicated world-class technical support to implement energy efficient and eco-friendly technology and modernisation of the textile mills in Surat cluster.

Industry sources said the project promoting market transformation for energy efficiency in MSME, a joint initiative conceptualised by the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) and the office of the development commissioner of MSME, will be implemented in Surat cluster soon. The project targets to create and sustain a revolving fund mechanism as a mode to ensure replication of energy efficiency measures in the textile mills.