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.
Number of Powerlooms across the country
Details of Funds allocated and Expenditure under various Textile Sector Schemes
(Rs. in crores)
|Name of the Scheme/ Project/ Programme||BE||RE||Exp||BE||RE||Exp||BE||RE||Exp|| |
Exp. Upto 17.03.21
|Technology Upgradation Funds Schemes (TUFs)||2013||1956||1904.95||2300||622.63||615.68||700||494.37||317.9|| |
|Research & Capacity Building||272.99||153.2||151.72||252.09||93.99||50.25||142.24||182.66||149.45|| |
|North Eastern Textiles Promotion||245||245||259.8||112.6||112.6||65.71||125||126.01||117.21|| |
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