The authorities is eyeing the second one version of production-related incentive (PLI) scheme for textiles and has all started consultations with the enterprise. Industry wishes inclusion of knitted fabric withinside the scheme, except artifical fibre and technical textiles and a decrease funding threshold of Rs 25 crore alternatively Rs one hundred crore now. It additionally wishes the authorities now no longer to impose any circumstance to installation a brand new corporation for the reason of funding.

 “This became the initial spherical of consultations and it’s miles an evolving situation. Many thoughts will are available and we are able to keep in mind them,” stated an official, who did now no longer want to be identified.  PLI for the fabric zone is being taken into consideration because the ministry has an unutilised finances of approximately Rs 4,000 crore after it accredited sixty four packages with an funding capability of Rs 19,798 crore and projected turnover of Rs 1.ninety three lakh crorewithinside the subsequent 5 yeaRsbeneathneath the fiRs t section of the scheme closing month.

“We have recommended an enlargement of the listing of gadgets which might be eligible for incentives beneathneath PLI including domestic fabric and made-ups,” an enterprise consultant who participated withinside the session held this week advised ET on circumstance of anonymity.  A decrease funding threshold is a key demand. In part-1 of the PLI schemes, the minimal funding required is Rs three hundred crore and the minimal turnover required to be performed for incentive is Rs six hundred crore whilst in part-2, the minimal funding ought to be Rs one hundred crore and the minimal turnover is Rs two hundred crore. “They can`t cowl the identical merchandise with revised norms as with a purpose to now no longer be fair,” stated some other peRs on who attended the meeting, including that the labour-in depth reduce and stitch section is eager on incentives.