FISME with MSMEDI, Ludhiana organizes webinar to reduce import of Knitted or Synthetic fabric
New Delhi, Mar 4 (KNN) In the series of consultations for import substitution in select clusters, Federation of Indian Micro and Small & Medium Enterprises (FISME) in association with MSMEDI, Ludhiana organized a virtual discussion with the stakeholders to strengthen the domestic manufacturing of Dyed fabrics, Knitted or crocheted of Synthetic fabric on 3rd March 2021.
The discussions were organized as part of project ‘Creating a Roadmap for Substituting Chinese Imports by Building Manufacturing Capability in 15 Identified MSME Clusters being sponsored by SIDBI with Center for WTO studies as a knowledge partner.
Off late huge quantities of Dyed fabrics, Knitted or crocheted Synthetic fibres products have been imported fr0m China.
Under, 'Atmanirbhar Bharat' these items are chosen for the study and intervention to manufacture in India and out-complete imports.
In the webinar, industries highlighted the reasons of surge in imports. They also shared their problems related to financial, technical, marketing, Govt. policy etc..
Industries also requested government to set up a free portal for trade and commerce queries. They also requested to set up a regulatory board to control the price for raw material of yarns.
Highlighting the high cost of logistics, they asked the government to ensure rapid movement of transport carrying goods on national highways.
A need for the testing lab was also requested to test raw material and finished goods as there was no testing lab in Ludhiana.