Govt pitch for making India sourcing partner for textile week at EXPO2020, Dubai from 26 Nov
New Delhi, 25 Nov (KNN) The Ministry of Textile will pitch for becoming the preferred sourcing partner for the global textile industry during the textile week at the India Pavilion in EXPO2020, Dubai, starting on 26th November, 2021.
Darshana V Jardosh, Minister of State for Textile & Railways, will inaugurate the ‘Textile Week’ virtually and is slated to invite the global investors to invest in the Indian textile value chain and make it a preferred sourcing partner.
Speaking about the upcoming textile week, Minister Jardosh said, “Indian textile is world renowned as it not only represents country’s glittering past but also matches up to the demands of the modern times. India is the world’s second largest exporter of textile and clothing and focuses on both quality and scale of production to become the global manufacturing hub and represents immense opportunity for global investors and buyers.”
The ‘Textile Week’ at India Pavilion will see many activities including roundtable discussions on India as a sourcing and investment destination for textiles along with the production linked incentive (PLI) scheme, said the official release.
A delegation led by Vijoy Kumar Singh, Additional Secretary, Ministry of Textiles will be meeting global business federations along with various industry chambers during the ‘Textile Week’ to explore potential business tie-ups through investor connect programmes.
These meetings will also see participation from Jay Karan Singh, Trade Advisor, Ministry of Textiles, Dr. A Sakthivel, Chairman, Apparel Export Promotion Council, Chandrasekaran Thuvarapalayam Visvanathan, Chairman, Handloom Export Promotion Council, Dhiraj Rai Chand Shah, Chairman, Synthetic & Rayon Textiles Export Promotion Council, M.A Ramasamy, Chairman, Powerloom Development & Export Promotion Council, Umar Hameed, Chairman, Carpet Export Promotion Council, Sanjeev Dhir, Chairman, Wool & Woollens Export Promotion Council, Naresh Kumar Sadh, Chairman, Indian Silk Export Promotion Council, Prem Malik, Past Chairman, Cotton Textiles Export Promotion Council & CITI and Vice Chairman, NSL Textiles Ltd., T. Raj Kumar, Chairman, CITI, Siddharth Lohariwal, Vice-Chairman, Jute Products Development & Export Promotion Council & Rakesh Kumar Verma, Executive Director, Export Promotion Council for Handicrafts and other industry stalwarts.