10 Districts Identified For Textile Parks In Maharashtra

10 Districts Identified For Textile Parks In Maharashtra

Maharashtra government has identified ten viable districts on the basis of cotton availability for the textile parks of which nine new textile parks have been approved throughout the state to boost the textile sector. Of these, two are in Vidarbha, and the rest in Marathwada and Jalgaon districts of north Maharashtra.

At the Textile Seminar 2015, organized by the industries department, chief minister Devendra Fadnavis said that the industry will always have a growth potential as demand for garment is never going to die down.

Fadnavis said that in Nandgaopeth land has been allotted for 12 projects with a total investment of Rs 2,603 crore with an estimated job creation for 6200 persons. Out of these, one company also has already gone into production with an investment of Rs 273 crore.

According to some sources, there is also a demand from six new textile companies for being allotted land in Nandgaopeth and other parks of the region. Some bigger, companies have also shown interest.

Sunil Porwal state’s additional chief secretary (textile) said that the new parks in Vidarbha include those in Yavatmal and Buldhana. The state already has a textile park at Nandgaopeth in Amravati district. The Nandgaopeth textile park is considered to be the most promising with a capacity to attract investment worth Rs 10,000 crore.

Apart from this, an integrated textile park is being set up in Hinghanghat as part of a central government scheme. The park located in 108 acres can create 2000 jobs. Eleven units have shown interest. This makes four dedicated zones for textile industries in the state.