Ministry of Textiles

Centre approves 64 applications under the Production Linked Incentive scheme for Textiles

Posted On: 05 APR 2023 5:31PM by PIB Delhi

Government has approved the Production Linked Incentive (PLI) Scheme for Textiles on 08.09.2021 with an approved outlay of Rs.10,683 crore over a five year period to promote production of MMF Apparel, MMF Fabrics and Products of Technical Textiles in the country to enable textiles industry to achieve size and scale and to become competitive. Financial Year 2022-23 and 2023-24 are gestation periods under the PLI scheme for Textiles. Performance years commences from financial year 2024-25 to 2028-29. Government has approved 64 applications out of 67 applications received. In the approved 64 applications, the proposed total investment is Rs.19,798 crore and projected turnover of Rs. 1,93,926 crore with a proposed employment of 2,45,362. A total of 12 companies have proposed to set-up projects under the said Scheme in Madhya Pradesh, 7 companies in Uttar Pradesh and 4 companies in Rajasthan.  There is no proposed project to be set-up in Odisha.

The details of India’s textiles & apparel exports including handicrafts exports during the last five years are as follows:

(USD bn)

Commodity

2017-18

2018-19

2019-20

2020-21

2021-22

India’s textiles & apparel exports including handicrafts exports

37.55

38.40

35.18

31.59

44.44

Source: DGCIS provisional data, figures are rounded off.

 

The textile industry provides direct employment to around 45 million people in the country.

This information was given by the Minister of State for Textiles Smt. Darshana Jardosh in the Lok Sabha in a written reply today.

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