Tiruppur textile units thank Tamil Nadu Chief Minister
Tamil Nadu CM has exempted large vertically integrated textile units, medical textile manufacturers and raw material providers to these industries from night curfew and Sunday lockdown.
In a GO dated April 20, Edappadi
K Palaniswami, Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu, said the large vertically
integrated textile units, medical textile manufacturing industries and
industries and intermediaries providing raw materials to these industries will
be considered as essential commodity-making units and be exempted from night
curfew and Sunday lockdown.
The Tiruppur Garment Exporters wrote
to the CM, thanking him for allowing these units to continue uninterrupted
operations. Earlier, in a letter to the CM, the association had requested
him to exempt textile units from lockdown restrictions.
A Sakthivel, Chairman of the
Apparel Export Promotion Council (AEPC), said that the decision will help lakhs
of textile workers.
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