To boost exports, Government of India has announced a scheme namely “Scheme for Remission of Duties and Taxes on Exported Products’, (RoDTEP) to all export goods, including textiles and garments with effect from 1st January, 2021. Further, in order to boost exports in Man-Made Fibre (MMF) sector, Government of India has removed santi-dumping duty on PTA, a key raw material for the manufacture of MMF fibre and yarn. Government has also removed anti-dumping duty on acrylic fibre, raw material for yarn and knitwear industry. Assistance is also provided to exporters under Market Access initiative (MAl) Scheme.

As per Nielsen baseline survey of Powerloom industry conducted during 2012-13, 24.86 lakh Powerloomswereinstalled in the country. The location-wise details is in ANNEXURE-I.  As per 4th All India Handloom Census (2019-20), there are 28,23,382 handlooms across the country on which handloom cloth/products are manufactured using varieties of yarn. A statement showing state-wise number of handlooms is at ANNEXURE-II.

The details of funds allocation/expenditure under major schemes in the last three years and till date are atANNEXURE-III.

This information was given in a written reply by the Union Minister of Textiles, Smt. SmritiZubinIrani in LokSabha today.

Annexure-I

Number of Powerlooms across the country

 

      STATE

 

TOTALLOOMS

UP190874
RAJASTHAN22980
HARYANA25510
PUNJAB&HP,J&K14511
MP39979
NORTHZONETOTAL293854
GUJARAT524102
MAHARASHTRA948891
CHATTISGARH166
WESTZONETOTAL1473159
ORISSA1793
WB12690
BIHAR20511
ASSAM/NE464
EASTZONETOTAL35458
TN562513
AP48176
KARNATAKA68795
KERALA4463
SOUTHZONETOTAL683947
ALLINDIA2486418

 

Annexure-II

No. of Handlooms across the country
SNStateNo. of  Handlooms
East Zone 
1Arunachal Pradesh99454
2Assam1248806
3Bihar8447
4Jharkhand8607
5Manipur216192
6Meghalaya43220
7Mizoram22875
8Nagaland70089
9Odisha48161
10Sikkim132
11Tripura166050
12West Bengal283404
 Total East Zone2215437
West Zone 
13Chhattisgarh12743
14Gujarat9903
15Goa16
16Madhya Pradesh12069
17Maharashtra4354
 Total West Zone39085
North Zone 
18Delhi2498
19Haryana11759
20Himachal Pradesh15202
21Jammu & Kashmir14750
22Punjab758
23Rajasthan6446
24Uttrakhand7368
25Uttar Pradesh124242
 Total North Zone183023
South Zone 
26Andhra Pradesh93375
27Karnataka24071
28Kerala31619
29Pudducherry929
30Tamil Nadu218748
31Telangana17095
 Total South Zone385837
 Grand Total2823382

Annexure-III

Details of Funds allocated and Expenditure under various Textile Sector Schemes

(Rs. in crores)

Textile Sector2017-182018-192019-202020-21
Name of the Scheme/ Project/ ProgrammeBEREExpBEREExpBEREExp 

BE

 

RE

 

    Exp. Upto  17.03.21

Handloom604470.28468.98396.09400.59334.33456.8445.94385.02475336297.85
Handicrafts289.7229.82217.06198.42240.61195.20286.17332.31282.16398.21284.77235.59
Wool322529.1411.455.33.3292916.520109.33
Silk575600542.5510.61600.61601.29740765.45787.61810650650
Powerloom161.76115.5114.91112.15106.1891.90159.08152.7841.531406049.63
Jute97.52135.92149.1828.1428.0428.0034.5584.55104.42136.5371.554.25
Technology Upgradation Funds Schemes (TUFs)201319561904.952300622.63615.68700494.37317.9 

761.90

 

545

 

502.77

Research & Capacity Building272.99153.2151.72252.0993.9950.25142.24182.66149.45 

327.01

 

195

 

142.68

North Eastern Textiles Promotion245245259.8112.6112.665.71125126.01117.21 

135.60

 

42.4

 

16.45

Total4290.973930.723838.243921.552210.551985.662672.842613.072201.80 

3204.25

 

2194.67

1958.55