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TIDITSSIA urges govt to establish textile park at Manaparai

Oct 01, 2018
TIDITSSIA urges govt to establish textile park at Manaparai

The Tiruchi District Tiny and Small Scale Industries’ Association (TIDITSSIA) has urged the State government to establish the textile park at Manaparai to strengthen the textile sector further in the region. The association also asked for the provision of subsidy benefits for the manufacture of ‘korai’ mats, handloom and power-loom products, and ready-made garments to strengthen rural economy.

Rural youth must be imparted skills through training programmes of Ministry of Small and Medium Enterprises, Entrepreneurship Development Institute of India, District Industries Centre and Tamil Nadu Industrial Investment Corporation to avail the utility of Unemployed Youth Employment Generation Program, Prime Minister's Employment Generation Program, and New Entrepreneur cum Enterprise Development Scheme, and other schemes, the association added.

The forum called for creation of a right eco-system for development of the region through operation of daily day-train services to Coimbatore and Bengaluru, establishment of Directorate General of Foreign Trade branch in Tiruchi, and upgrading the cargo division at Tiruchi International Airport to global standards.