Yogi government’s big boost to garment manufacturing

Lucknow, May 17 (IANS): The Yogi Adityanath government will set up new tailoring units in the state which will also export the products and thereby create new job opportunities.

The foundation stone of flat factory complexes in Agra, Gorakhpur and Kanpur will be laid in the next 100 days. These include the establishment of clothing production units.

According to the government spokesperson, the state loom and ready-to-wear have always been popular in every nook and corner of the world. Continuing this glorious legacy, the government of Uttar Pradesh has planned to promote the ready-to-wear industry in many districts of the state.

The spokesperson said on Tuesday that in the Lok Kalyan Sankalp Patra 2022, five lakh employment or self-employment opportunities will be offered making Uttar Pradesh a global textile hub in the next five years.

A world-class textile park will be developed under the Indian government’s PM Mitra scheme, with a proposed investment target of Rs 10,000 crore.

The process of establishing a garment park in Noida will be initiated within the next 100 days and the foundation stone is expected to be laid in July 2022.

About 115 export-oriented textile units will be set up in this sector by June 2022 with an investment of Rs 3000 crore. In addition, the process of creating five new textile and garment parks in PPP mode is being accelerated. The development of loom and textile clusters is proposed in each block of the state over the next five years.

Additional Chief Secretary for MSMEs and Information Navneet Sehgal said Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath believes there are immense opportunities for job creation in the textile industry sector of India. State.

Over the past five years, as part of the Yamuna Highway Industrial Development Authority’s landmark projects, Apparel Park on 118 acres (in Sector 29) and 80 units of Flatted Factory Complex and Garment Park have ​​been initiated in major projects of Gorakhpur Industrial Development Authority. .

Last year, the state government solicited proposals for the development of Textile Park and Apparel Park. Efforts are underway to establish at least 5 clothes/apparel parks in the outskirts of Uttar Pradesh, 50 km from Jewar Airport of Gautam Buddha Nagar district.

A proposal is in the works to develop the Purvanchal area of ​​the state, particularly as a center for the ready-to-wear sector.

After terracotta in Gorakhpur district, ready-to-wear garments have been included in Gorakhpur’s One District One Product Scheme (ODOP). A flat factory complex being developed by the Gorakhpur Industrial Development Authority (GIDA) area will be constructed and will feature textile units.

In addition, there is a project to establish an integrated textile and garment industrial park in Agra district. With the implementation of these ambitious programs, Uttar Pradesh will have the opportunity to play a leading role in industrial production, employment and exports.

Michael O. Stutler