Web Exclusive | August 2016
Telangana blueprint for textile industry
The Telangana State Government will frame a new policy aimed at development of the textile industry in the State.While the state produces around 60 lakh bales of cotton annually, only about 10 lakh bales are consumed within the State. The new textile policy will aim to increase cotton consumption within the state.
The State Industry Minister, KT Rama Rao met held a meeting with representatives of textile industry, weavers associations, and officials of the government and assured them the suggestions made by them would be considered positively while preparing the policy. Protection of interests of the handloom industry will also be taken into account while framing the new policy.