Ministry of Textiles29-April, 2013 16:34 IST
Production of Textile Industry
The details of production of textiles products including Cotton Clothes during last three years item wise are given at Annexure-I

 

The details of production of textiles products including Cotton Clothes during last three years item wise are given at Annexure-I. The Plan of action prepared by Government to augment the production capacity to meet the current demand in India and abroad are (i) Assistance under Technological Upgradation Fund Scheme (TUFS), (ii) (b) Skill development programme under ATDC to make available skill workforce to apparel export sector, (iii) Capacity Development under DISHA programme and (iv) Advance License Scheme for import input etc.

 

The National Fibre Policy has been formulated by the Government with a decadal perspective of 2010-20 and seeks to place India firmly on the World Fibre map by strengthening the existing policy framework and providing institutional and technological support for rapid Fibre growth in the country in the coming decade. The Fibre neutral policy seeks to balance the existing disparities within the complete range of fibres by providing additional fiscal and non fiscal incentives for sustainable growth of all fibres and be competitive in the international market. The key targets of the National Fibre Policy thus include the following:-

 

(i)     It is estimated that the Textiles Industry would require investments worth                           Rs 188,000 Crores during FY10-FY20 for creating the required capacity along the textile value chain on the basis of estimate of the increased fibre production. Government has in the Union Budget 2013 announced continuation of TUFS with an allocation of Rs.11952 crores for attracting an investment of Rs.1,51,000 crores.

 

(ii)    Cotton production is envisaged to rise at a growth rate of 4.7 percent from                       319 lakh bales in 2010-11 to 483 lakh bales in 2019-20

 

(iii)  Man Made Fibres and Speciality Fibres domestic demand will rise at growth rate of 8 percent per annum from 3.9 billion kgs in 2015 to 6 billion kgs in 2020. Man-made fibres and speciality fibres are showing an increase in production of 8 percent and total production has reached 1400 million kgs.

 

The Plan of action prepared by Government to promote textiles industry as a whole are (a) Continuation of MAI (Market Access Initiatives) and MDA (Market Development Assistance) to apparel export for market diversification and to increase their share in world trade (b) Skill development programme under ATDC to make available skill workforce to apparel export sector (c) Assistance under Scheme for Integrated Textile Parks (SITP) (d) Assistance under Technological Upgradation Fund Scheme (TUFS) and (e) Integrated Scheme for Powerloom Sector Development (ISPSD).

 

Annexure-I

Production of Textiles

 

Items

Unit

PRODUCTION OF TEXTILE ITEMS

2010-11

2011-12 (Prov.)

(April-Jan)

2012-13 (Prov.)

Man made fibre

Mn. Kg.

1285

1234

1057

spun yarn

Mn. Kg.

4713

4373

4001

Man made filament yarn

Mn. Kg.

1550

1463

1178

Cotton Fabrics

Mn. Sq. mtr

31718

30570

28171

All Fabrics (including Khadi, wool & silk)

Mn. Sq. mtr

62559

60453

51296

       Source: Textiles Commissioner, Mumbai (last updated on 28.03.2013)

 

This information was given by the Minister of State in the Ministry of Textiles, Smt. Panabaaka Lakshmi in a written reply in the Lok Sabha today.

 

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