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North East Textile Promotion Scheme

Published: March 1, 2020

Objectives of the Scheme-

The Broad Objective is to develop and modernise the textile sector in the North East Region by providing the required Government support in terms of raw material, seed banks, machinery, common facility centres, skill development, design and marketing support etc.

The specific objectives of the scheme include increase in the value of textile production, technology up-gradation, improvement in design capability, diversification of product lines and value addition, better access to domestic and export markets, clusterisation and improvement in labour productivity, market access &
market promotion.

Strategies and Interventions-

(i) Textile clusters and parks will be developed where the norms of size of clusters or
minimum number of households or area limits of the regular schemes will not apply.
(ii) Marketing and promotion of textile products will be encouraged by exposure visits to the existing or new cluster so that inputs to expand or modify their product lines are accessible.
(iii) The design input will be periodically reviewed and if necessary, the designer will be changed to facilitate fresh design inputs. (iv) Comprehensive Project for upgradation of powerloom units with modern shuttle less looms on hire purchase and projects for technology upgradation of the existing powerloom /handlooms units.
(v) Skill Development Projects and projects for the development of sericulture,
handicrafts, technology upgradation of handlooms and other textile activities.

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