Maharashtra seeks inputs for new textile policy

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Maharashtra seeks inputs for new textile policy


October 13, 2017



Maharashtra has invited inputs from all stakeholders for a new textile policy for the 2017-22 period, cooperation, marketing and textiles minister SubhashDeshmukh said at a recent conference on achieving sustainable growth in textile and apparel industry through manufacturing excellence in Mumbai organised by the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII).

The government is focussed on value-added garments and technical textiles. Reliance Industries president (polyester chain) RD Udeshi said the demand pattern is governed by the economic growth of regions, which indicates a slowdown in developed countries while strong growth in China and India. (DS)