Development of Textile Sector in Tamil Nadu
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The Government is implementing various textiles schemes across the country which are aimed at betterment of textile sector including the State of Tamil Nadu. The details of some of the major schemes are at Annexure-I.
The funds are allocated schemes-wise on pan India basis. The details of funds allocated/released under various Textile sector schemes in Tamil Nadu along with their current status are given below:
Technology Upgradation Scheme (TUFS)
|Sr. No.||Year||Budgeted Allocation||Revised Allocation||Total subsidy released||Subsidy released in Tamil Nadu|
|4||2019-20 (As on 08/07/2019)||700.00||–||–||–|
Scheme for Integrated Textile Parks (SITP) Under the scheme, 8 Textile Parks have been sanctioned in Tamil Nadu. The status is given below along with the funds allocation detail:
|Sl. No.||Name of the park||Location||Status|
|1||SIMA Textile Processing Centre||Cuddalore||Sanctioned|
|2||Palladam Hi-Tech Weaving park||Palladam||Completed|
|3||Komarapalayam Hi-Tech Weaving Park||Komarapalyam||Sanctioned|
|4||Karur Integrated Textile Park||Karur||Completed|
|5||Madurai Integrated Textile Park Ltd,||Madurai||Completed|
|6||Perarignar Anna Handloom Silk Park||Kanchipuram||Sanctioned|
|7||Pallavada Textile Park||Gobi||Sanctioned|
|8||The Great Indian Linen & Textile Infrastructure Company||Erode||Sanctioned|
|SITP expenditure in the state of Tamil Nadu (Rs. In Crores)|
Powerloom Sector: The details of funds allocated and released is at Annexure-II.
Workers’ Hostel scheme: Workers’ Hostel at Palladam Hi-Tech Weaving Park has been completed as per scheme guidelines and is currently providing accommodation to around 312 workers. Details of funds released to this project are as follows:
|Worker Hostel expenditure in the state of Tamil Nadu (Rs. In Crores)|
These textiles sector schemes are aimed at promotion/upgradation of textile industries/units on pan India and have large potential to generate employment opportunities benefitting workers engaged all over the country including Tamil Nadu.
Details of the schemes
Amended Technology Up-gradation Fund Scheme (ATUFS): The amended Scheme was launched in January 2016 with an outlay of Rs 17822 Crores for technology upgradation of textiles industry with one time capital subsidy for eligible machinery. The scheme has been designed to mobilize new investment of about Rs 95 000 cr and employment for 35 lakh persons by the year 2022.
SAMARTH- The Scheme for Capacity Building in Textile Sector (SCBTS) for the entire value chain of textile sector, excluding Spinning and Weaving in the organized sector, for a period of three years from 2017-18 to 2019-20 with an outlay of Rs. 1300 crore. The objectives of the scheme inter alia include providing demand driven, placement oriented National Skills Qualifications Framework (NSQF) compliant skilling programmes to incentivize and supplement the efforts of the industry in creating jobs in the organised textile and related sectors and to provide skilling and skill-upgradation in the traditional sectors. 10.00 lakh persons will be trained under the scheme by March, 2020.
PowerTex India: A comprehensive scheme for development of Powerloom sector has been launched w.e.f 01.04.2017 to 31.03.2020 with components like Insitu-upgradation of plain Powerlooms, Group Work Shed Scheme, Yarn Bank Scheme, Common Facility Centre (CFC), Solar Energy Scheme, Pradhan Mantri Credit Scheme, etc.
National Handloom Development Programme and National Handicrafts Development Programme : These programmes aim at holistic development of handloom and handicrafts clusters through integrated approach. The strategic interventions under the programme include financial assistance for new upgraded looms and accessories, design innovation, product and infrastructure development, skill upgradation, training, setting up of Mega clusters for increasing manufacturing and exports, easy access to working capital through customized Mudra loans for weavers and artisans and direct marketing support to weavers and artisans.
Silk Samagra: Government of India has been implementing a Central Sector Scheme “Silk Samagra” for development of sericulture in the country with components such as Research & Development, Training, Transfer of Technology and I.T Initiatives, support to seed organizations, coordination and market development and, quality certification Systems (QCS)/ Export Brand Promotion and Technology Upgradation. R&D efforts have also been initiated to evolve new products by blending silk with other fibres such as wool, coir, cotton etc., which have demand in international markets.
Scheme for Integrated Textile Park (SITP): This scheme is implemented in Public Private Partnership mode to attract private investments in developing new clusters of textiles manufacturing. Government of India provides financial assistance up to 40% of the project within a ceiling of Rs 40 crores.
Jute (ICARE): A project Jute ICARE (Improved Cultivation and Advanced Retting Exercise) was introduced in 2015 for improving productivity and quality of raw jute through carefully designed interventions. The project has benefitted more than 1.9 lakhs farmers in various states in the country.
|Details of Fund allocated and released during the last three years and the current year in respect of the state of Tamil Nadu (Rs. In Crores)|
|S. No.||Name of the Scheme||2016-17||2017-18||2018-19||Total||No. of Projects/ Units benefitted in Tamil Nadu|
|Total Allocated||Total Expenditure||Subsidy Released to Tamil Nadu||Total Allocated||Total Expenditure||Subsidy Released to Tamil Nadu||Total Allocated||Total Expenditure||Subsidy Released to Tamil Nadu||Total Allocated||Total Expenditure||Subsidy Released to Tamil Nadu|
|1||In-situ Upgradation scheme||68.25||68.25||49.18||68.31||66.38||31.03||44.98||44.98||34.53||181.54||179.61||114.74||19488
No. of looms Upgraded
|2||Yarn Bank Scheme||9.161||9.161||2.228||4.870||4.870||1.960||5.650||5.270||–||19.68||19.30||4.188||9|
|3||Common Facility Centre||0.390||0.391||0.360||4.000||3.520||1.515||–||–||–||4.390||3.911||1.875||2|
|4||Buyer Seller Meet||2.495||2.495||0.300||1.260||1.260||0.100||1.480||1.350||0.300||5.235||5.105||0.700||7 Events|
|6||Exposure Visit||0.340||0.340||0.073||0.300||0.300||0.068||0.260||0.260||0.030||0.900||0.900||0.170||448 Weavers|
|7||Grant-In-Aid (recurring & modernisation)||4.583||4.583||1.510||4.690||4.690||1.140||4.690||4.580||1.140||13.963||13.963||3.790||7 PSCs of SITRA|
|8||Tex-Venture Capital Fund scheme||3.000||3.000||3.000||–||–||–||–||–||–||3.000||3.000||3.000||1 Project|
This information was given by the Union Minister of Textiles, Smriti Zubin Irani, in a written reply in the Lok Sabha today.