Web Exclusive | April 2017
Garment making centre in Telangana
In order to provide employment to the womenfolk of Sircilla textile town in Telangana, the State government launched a training-cum-production centre to produce garments at the textile park on outskirts of Sircilla. Minister for Municipal Administration, Handlooms and Textiles and IT, K Taraka Rama Rao inaugurated the centre. District Collector Krishna Bhaskar, Joint Collector Yasmeen Basha and others were present.
The authorities have set up 40 Juki machines for providing training and production of garments. The number of Juki machines would be increased to 150 in due course of time. The centre would provide a 15 day training for a batch of 50 women. Further, it would provide employment to 200 womenfolk and ensure that they earn between Rs. 400 and Rs. 500 every day by producing 30 garments.
Speaking on the occasion, the Minister said that the Government had decided to start an apparel park at a cost of Rs 30 crore in Sircilla town to provide employment to locals. The Government was taking all steps for the empowerment of local women and setting up of training-cum-production centre and apparel park were part of that, the Minister said.