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The Union Minister for Commerce & Industry, Consumer Affairs, Food & Public Distribution and Textiles, Shri Piyush Goyal interacting with the prominent Textiles exporters to discuss measures to enhance exports, in New Delhi on September 03, 2021. The Minister of State for Textiles and Railways, Smt. Darshana Vikram Jardosh and the Secretary, Textiles, Shri U.P. Singh are also seen.

India needs global players to compete on scale.- Shri PiyushGoyal

Newdelhi:3/9/21:”We must aim to increase textiles exports 3 times from present export value of $33 bn  to $ 100 bsssn of textiles exports at the earliest “said Shri PiyushGoyal , Union Minister for Commerce & Industry, Textiles, Consumer Affairs and Public Distribution while interacting with the leaders of Textile Industry in India. He said that we must all collectively resolve to reach the target of $ 44 bn of exports in 2021-22 for Textiles & Apparel including Handicrafts. Textile sector is expected to surpass all past records.

The Minister said that his Textile Ministry is working closely with MOF to resolve the issue of old dues on incentives for Exporters .He said that Government is always open to consider all industry requirements. He said thatIndustries that don’t depend on Subsidies thrive much more.

Shri Goyal furtherstated  that PLI Scheme for Textiles & MITRA Parks Scheme is at advance stage of Approval.He added that story of Indian Textile Industry and our weavers have been using centuries old knowledge, craft & techniques to create timeless fabrics. The level of artistry & intricacy is unparalleled. The world would     have never experiencedthese products, if it hadn’t been for our ‘Textile Exporters.’

The Minister said that Textiles sector has the Power, Promise & Potential to realise the goal of ‘Local goes Global – Make in India for the World’

Speaking on the occasion, Smt. DarshnaJardosh, Minister of State for Textiles and Railways said that Indian Textiles and Apparel industries should increase their efficiency. She also stated that textiles sector empowers the women  as most of the women are engaged in this sector and earning their livelihood.

Secretary Textiles, Shri U. P. Singh in his welcome address  said that  government and exporters  are partners in India’s growth story and Ministry has  adopted a holistic development model supported by infrastructure  and cluster development, technical textile mission,  performance linked incentives and a zero rated tax policy on exports to restore India’s pride in the global textile market.

Prominent Textiles exporters and industry leaders participated in the interaction held to discuss measures to boost manufacturing and enhance exports.

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