Telangana govt to set up mini textile park in Kodakandla to curb weavers’ migration
Warangal, May 19 (KNN) Minister for Panchayat Raj and Rural Development Errabelli Dayakar Rao of Telangana said on Thursday that the state government is working on the establishment of a Mini Textile Park at Kodakandla in Palakurthi constituency.
During a meeting with top officials at the Secretariat in Hyderabad, the minister told them to plan the mini textile park on the lines of the existing one in Sircilla.
The Minister pointed out that there’s a huge number of weaving community in and around Kodakandla and they have been migrating to Bhiwandi, Surat and Mumbai which have a plethora of textile units.
“I have taken the issue to the notice of Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar o and the MA&UD Minister K T Rama Rao, who in turn agreed to establish a mini textile park at Kodakandla; thereby to stop these migrations,” he said.
He added that they have received all the clearances besides acquiring land for grounding the unit.
The mini textile park will enhance the employment opportunities of the locals.
He also directed the officials to complete the first phase of the works by the end of September this year told them to gear up for the launch of the unit. (KNN Bureau)