Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi Inaugurates Bharat Tex 2024: A New Era for Indian Textiles

In a significant move to bolster the Indian textile sector, Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi inaugurated Bharat Tex 2024, a landmark global textile event, at Bharat Mandapam in New Delhi. The event, one of the largest of its kind, marks a pivotal moment in the Indian textile industry, connecting the rich tapestry of Indian tradition with modern innovation.

Bharat Tex 2024 serves as a grand confluence of over 3,000 exhibitors and traders from around 100 countries, with an expected footfall of around 40,000 visitors. The Prime Minister highlighted the event’s role in bridging the past with the present, integrating technology with tradition, and fostering a synergy between style, sustainability, scale, and skill. This convergence is seen as a testament to ‘Ek Bharat Shreshtha Bharat’, showcasing the diverse textile traditions of India.

The Prime Minister emphasized the government’s comprehensive approach to enhancing the textile sector’s contribution towards building a developed India. The focus remains on tradition, technology, talent, and training, aiming to modernize traditional designs to meet contemporary demands. The textile sector’s connection to India’s core pillars – the poor, youth, farmers, and women, was also underscored, highlighting its significance in the nation’s developmental journey.

Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi Inaugurates Bharat Tex 2024: A New Era for Indian Textiles

Government initiatives such as the establishment of seven PM MITRA Parks across various states were discussed. These parks aim to create a holistic ecosystem for the textile sector, offering modern infrastructure and plug-and-play facilities to streamline operations and reduce logistics costs.

The empowerment of women through textiles and Khadi, India’s leadership in cotton, jute, and silk production, and the launch of Kasturi Cotton were other key points of discussion. The Prime Minister’s vision of ‘Vocal for Local and Local to Global’ resonates with the ongoing movement towards embracing local craftsmanship and promoting global outreach.

The event is not only a trade and investment platform but also a commitment to sustainability. With over 65 knowledge sessions and more than 100 global panelists, Bharat Tex 2024 aims to address the challenges facing the sector and explore new opportunities for growth and innovation.

Bharat Tex 2024 is a testament to the Indian government’s dedication to the textile sector, promising a brighter future for the industry and reinforcing India’s stature as a global textile powerhouse.