Rs.200 crore allocated for six textile clusters

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By Sarkaritel July 10, 2014 13:53

Rs.200 crore allocated for six textile clusters


New Delhi, July 10  To develop and preserve textiles, the government will set up six textile clusters, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said Thursday.

“The government will set up six more textile clusters in Rae Bareli, Lucknow, Surat, Kutch, Bhagalpur and in Tamil Nadu,” Jaitley said while presenting the budget for 2014-15.

“I allocate Rs. 200 crore for this purpose,” he added.

For the revival and documentation of textiles in India, Jaitley announced the development of Hastkala Academy in Delhi based on public private partnership mode.

He allocated Rs.30 crore for the academy.

Jaitley also allocated Rs.50 crore for pashmina production programme in Jammu and Kashmir.

Sarkaritel
By Sarkaritel July 10, 2014 13:53