Govt sets goal of achieving $100 billion from textiles exports in next five years: Darshana Jardosh

Minister of State for Textiles Darshana Jardosh has said that ‘the government has set a strong aspirational goal of achieving $100 billion from textiles exports in the next five years, and we will remain committed to ensuring the implementation of all development schemes and bring in many more schemes in pursuit of this aspiration‘.

The minister said the government has already announced the MITRA (Mega Integrated Textile Region and Apparel) scheme to attract new investments and build mega textile parks in the country. Other significant initiatives include the launch of the PLI scheme to achieve manufacturing excellence and RoDTEP to enhance export competitiveness.

Meanwhile, Textiles Secretary Upendra Prasad Singh said the government is making all efforts to proactively address the challenges and facilitate the creation of an enabling environment for the growth and development of the textiles and apparel sector. He said ‘we are capable to meet the domestic as well as the global market demands. I would like to urge the industry to take full advantage of the current global market shifts in establishing the excellence and prominence of India globally.’