The Government does not have any proposal to establish Textile Excellence Centres in the country, including Telangana.However, the Government has established eight Centers of Excellences (CoEs) for research and innovation in technical textiles as under:

 

S.No. Name of COEs Area S.No. Name of CoEs  Area
1. Bombay Textile Research Association, Mumbai Geotech 5. DKTE Society’s Textile and Engineering Institute,  Kolhapur Non-Wovens
2. Synthetic & Art Silk Mills’ Research Association, Mumbai Agrotech 6. PSG College of Technology, Coimbatore Indutech
3. Northern India Textile Research Association, Ghaziabad Protech 7. Ahmedabad Textile Industry’s Research Association, Ahmedabad Composites
4. South India Textile Research Association

Coimbatore

Meditech 8. Wool Research Association, Thane Sportech

 

This information was given by the Union Minister of Textiles, Smriti Zubin Irani, in a written reply in the Lok Sabha today.