Green Signal For Textile Park In HP

Green Signal For Textile Park In Himachal Pradesh

The centre has given approval for setting up a textile park in Himachal Pradesh, Ajay Tamta, union minister of state for textiles has said.

He said if the state government provided suitable land for the park, the centre would sanction 40 per cent of the project funding for infrastructure development. Eight different types of industries, associated in the making of textiles, would be a part of the proposed park.

In order to make handmade textiles better and attractive so as to boost their marketing, the textile ministry has decided to bring weavers and designers together on one platform. He said plans to link traditional weavers of Kullu, Mandi, Kinnaur and Kangra districts with designers was on the anvil.

The Narendra Modi-led NDA government, the minister said, had entered into five MoUs with various agencies for the development of hand weaving craft and for the welfare of weavers.

-Apparel Talk, Indian Apparel