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Maharashtra’s 5-year textile policy soon

Oct 13, 2017
Maharashtra’s 5-year textile policy soon

The Maharashtra Government is working out a new textile policy for the period 2017-22, and has invited inputs from all the stake holders in this regard.

“We are working on the new textile policy for year 2017-2022, and have invited suggestions from industry members for consideration,” Maharashtra Cooperation, Marketing and Textiles Minister Subhash Deshmukh said at CII Conference on Achieving Sustainable Growth in Textile and Apparel Industry through Manufacturing Excellence. The textile policy for year 2017-2022, will be out soon, he added.

Textile Commissioner Kavita Gupta, who was present on the occasion, said the Government is focused on value added garments and technical textiles.

“We see huge potential in value added products and technical textiles. Going forward we are going to focus on these two segments, which will benefit the industry as a whole,” she added.