State level committee constituted to formulate new textile policy

Bhopal: The State Government has constituted a state level committee under the Chairmanship of Chief Secretary to give suggestions for formulating new Textile policy. As per the order issued by the General Administration Department, the committee will work with an aim to implement integrated development schemes and programmes of Textile Ministry of Government of India to provide job opportunities in textile sector to the youth, to modernize the cotton production, spinning, weaving and garment manufacturing industry besides export promotion of textile products.
Additional Chief Secretary Finance, Additional Chief Secretary Energy, Principal Secretary Industrial Policy and Investment Promotion, Principal Secretary Famers Welfare and Agriculture Development, Principal Secretary Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises, Principal Secretary Cottage and Village Industry, President M.P. Textile Mills Association, Vice President M.P. Textile Mills, President Madhyanchal Cotton Ginner and Traders Association, President Readymade Garments Association-Jabalpur have been nominated as members of the committee. Managing Director MPIDC has been made member secretary of the committee. The committee will submit its report in a month time. Apart from these members, subject experts may be invited in the committee in the case if other points are under consideration.
In the context of formulating the new textile policy, the committee under Madhya Pradesh’s Industrial Promotion Policy 2014 will compare the provision of special facilities in the textile sector with the textile policies of other states to extend benefits of various schemes of the Textile Ministry of Government of India in the state and will hold discussions with the stake holders of textile sector for giving suggestions to develop special infrastructure.