The Haryana Cabinet Thursday approved a new AatmaNirbhar Textile Policy 2022-25, which aims to attract investment worth Rs 4,000 crore and generate 20,0000 new jobs. The policy will supersede the previous Haryana Textile Policy 2019.
A decision in this regard was taken in the meeting of the Council of Ministers chaired by CM Manohar Lal Khattar.
The estimated budget for the new policy is Rs 1,500 crore with capping for capital incentive cases, a spokesperson said, adding that it aims at fostering an ecosystem of self-reliance and innovation by offering a robust incentive framework for backward integration, enhanced production of man-made fibres, promoting circular economy, attracting investments in weaving, knitting, processing, ready-made garments, apparel making, technical textiles, integrated units, textile parks, textile clusters, etc.
It will have a special emphasis on value addition, employment generation and productivity enhancement, the statement said, adding that the policy was in line with the “5F” vision of the prime minister –- ‘Farm to Fiber to Factory to Fashion to Foreign’.
The policy aims to attract investment to the tune of Rs 4,000 crore, generate 20,000 new jobs in the textile sector and provide an impetus for diversification of Haryana’s textile industry to the ‘B’, ‘C’ and ‘D’ category blocks.
The Cabinet also approved the draft of the Haryana Prevention of Unlawful Conversion of Religion Rules, 2022, according to a statement. In order to achieve the objectives and to carry out the provisions of the “The Haryana Prevention of Unlawful Conversion of Religion Act, 2022”, enacted in March, it is necessary to provide the procedure for implementation of the provisions of the said Act, it said.
The Cabinet also gave approval to a proposal of the Gram Panchayat Mohna in Faridabad to gift a plot measuring 200 square yards to Leela Devi, mother of Kargil war martyr Virender Kumar.
The Cabinet also gave its nod to a proposal to recruit 205 Ayush doctors through Haryana Public Service Commission (HPSC).
The Cabinet also decided to introduce Haryana Land Partnership Policy-2022.
This policy provides for any state department or development agency to publish expressions of interest in newspapers in response to which land owner, land owners, aggregators can offer their lands, it said.
The development agency will pay the collector rate of lands to the owner or aggregator. During the course of development of the project, the land owners are offered 50 percent profits out of the running revenue. These payments will be made in every six-month interval. The time period for the project is kept as three years for projects up to 500 acres and five years for projects beyond 500 acres, it said.