Minister of State for Textiles Darshana Jardosh Inaugurates ‘Gartex Texprocess India’ in Mumbai

MoS Textiles stresses upon the need to reduce India’s import dependency of textile machinery

Innovation in textile machinery can add value for many especially women who play a major role in this sector: MoS Textiles

Union Minister of State for Textiles & Railways, Darshana Jardosh inaugurated ‘Gartex Texprocess India’ and marked the launch of India’s leading textile and garment manufacturing trade fair in Mumbai, today.

During the interaction with the media, MoS Textiles spoke about the contribution and role played by Textile Industry in the country. “Textile sector contributes 10% of the manufacturing production, 2% of the India’s GDP and 15% of the country’s export earnings,” she said.

The Minister also spoke about the positive impact of the recent cabinet nod for PLI Scheme for Man Made Fabric (MMF) segment and Technical Textiles at an outlay of Rs. 10,683 Crore. “67 players came forward and 61 have already got approvals,” she informed.