Maharashtra govt gives consent to changes in textile policy
New Delhi, Dec 21 (KNN) Considering the importance of textile industry, Maharashtra government incorporated some significant changes in the textile policy to accelerate growth and expansion of the key industry.
The changes were approved by the state Cabinet at its meeting here.
According to the changes, “The order for the purchase of machinery has been given the option of taking long-term loan sanctioned or self-financed projects in the textile Policy 2011-17 or in the Textile Policy 2018-23”, said Subhash Deshmukh, State Cooperative, Marketing and Textile Minister.
The Maharashtra's textile industry policy for year 2018- 23 has been announced considering the importance of textile industry.
In this regard, directives have been issued to improve the apparel sector by banks and textile companies and accordingly, it was decided to make four such significant improvements in this policy, he added.
Further, he said “If the existing textile project set up 10 per cent or more machinery (the book value of machinery) than the previous financial year, their investment will be considered as an extension and diversification or modernisation.”
This extension or diversification, modernisation will be forward or backward (forward backwards), the textile minister added.