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Textile park soon in West Bengal, 200 acre of land to be identified

Updated: Jan 30, 2023 07:34:09am

Textile park soon in West Bengal, 200 acre of land to be identified

Kolkata, Jan 30 (KNN) With the aim to support weavers and exporters in the state, the West Bengal government on Saturday decided to set up a Textile Park in state.

The textile park in the state will be set up on 200 acres of land and for that land is being identified in Paschim Medinipur district’s Salboni and at Durgapur and Asansol in Paschim Bardhaman district, a senior official said.


As per reports, the decision to set up the textile park is the outcome of the workshop on ‘Expanding opportunities in the Textiles sector of West Bengal’ organised by the state’s MSME & Textiles department.

“The identification process for the land to set up the proposed Textile Park is underway. Hopefully, we will soon zero in on it,” a bureaucrat told PTI when contacted.

The government has also decided to set up dyeing facilities as well as designing centres at Phulia and Shantipur in Nadia district, he added.

The MSME&T department will also conduct export facilitation for handloom exporters in Nadia and Burdwan districts in collaboration with the Indian Institute of Foreign Trade (IIFT), a statement, released by the state government following the workshop, stated.

The workshop was chaired by Chief Secretary HK Dwivedi and was also attended by principal secretary of the MSME & Textiles department and representatives from the industry and chambers and associations representing textile eco-system. (KNN Bureau)


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