Union Minister of Textiles Giriraj Singh interacts with industry representatives

The Union Minister of Textiles, Shri Giriraj Singh interacted with major Industry representatives/ Export Promotion Councils/ Associations representing the entire textile value chain here today.

Shri Singh in his remarks underscored the importance of attracting huge investment in the sector, building modern world class infrastructure, increasing ease of doing business and focusing on job creation especially in the labour intensive segments such as garmenting/apparel.

Shri Pabitra Margherita, Union Minister of State for Textiles, Smt. Rachna Shah, Secretary Textiles and senior officials from the Ministry were present during the interaction.

The deliberations focussed on the contribution of the sector to economic development and potential for growth in the future including contribution towards manufacturing, exports and employment generation.

The industry and textile value chain stakeholders expressed their sincere gratitude to the Union Minister for providing an opportunity to share their views and suggestions for achieving the Vision for the Sector.


During interaction, industry representative put forward their views on the present status of the textile sector including challenges to be addressed, growth potential and opportunities available. They appreciated key initiatives taken by the Union Government including PM MITRA Park Scheme, PLI Scheme for Textiles, National Technical Textiles Mission and Skilling programme SAMARTH which will help in attracting investment, augmenting capacities and generating employment. They shared innovative ideas and suggestions for accelerating growth of the sector and generating employment opportunities.