National Conference on PM Mega Integrated Textile Regions and Apparel Park (PM MITRA) Scheme

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Recently a National Conference on PM Mega Integrated Textile Region and Apparel Park (PM Mitra) Park Scheme was organised by the Ministry of Textiles.

  • The conference was inaugurated by U.P Singh, Secretary, Ministry of Textiles.

  • The conference provided a platform for presentations by officials of 13 state governments.

  • 13 states viz Andhra Pradesh, Bihar, Chhattisgarh, Gujarat, Karnataka, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Odisha, Punjab,  Rajasthan, Tamil Nadu, Telangana, Uttar Pradesh participated in the conference.

  • Each state government showcased its strengths in the textiles sector.

  • About PM MITRA Park Scheme

  • Under the project, PM Mitra Parks will be set up by a special purpose vehicle owned by the State Governments and the Centre in a Public-Private Partnership (PPP) model.

  • Seven Mega Integrated Textile Region and Apparel (PM Mitra) parks will be set up at greenfield or brownfield sites located in different states.

  • It is motivated by PM Modi’s 5F vision of farm to fibre, fibre to factory, factory to fashion and fashion to foreign.

  • This integrated vision will help drive the growth of the textile sector in the economy.

  • Aim of the scheme

  • To create a world class industrial infrastructure that will attract cutting edge technology and promote FDI and local investment in the sector.

  • The objective of this scheme is to generate about 1 lakh direct and 2 lakh indirect jobs per park.

  • Funding 

  • The Centre will provide capital support for common infrastructure development of Rs 500 crore for each greenfield Mitra park and Rs 200 crore for each brownfield.

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