Indian Apparel Blog - Home of Indian Apparel and Textile

Apparel and Textile News

Textile Bodies Congratulate Smriti Irani

The Confederation of Indian Textile Industry (CITI) and Tirupur Exporters' Association (TEA) have congratulated Smriti Irani on her appointment as the union textiles minister. “CITI, the apex industry chamber of textiles in India representing the entire value chain, welcomes Irani and assures all support and co-operation to her efforts to create maximum jobs and enhance the growth of the textile industry,” its secretary general Binoy Job said. In a letter…
Continue Reading »
Apparel and Textile News

Textile Industry Demands Incentives In Budget

The textile industry has pitched for incentives such as halving excise duty on man-made fibre and filament and changes in labour laws in the budget for next financial year. It has demanded better access to major markets like the US and EU via trade pacts to help realise its untapped potential. The sector, which is the country's second largest employer after agriculture, contributes nearly 14 per cent to industrial production…
Continue Reading »