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About Textiles

Textile & garments industry in India is expected to reach USD 223 Bn by 2021 from USD 137 Bn in 2016. India has the largest acreage with 12.2 mn hectares under cotton cultivation, which is around 42% of the world area. India is also the largest producer of cotton & jute and 2nd largest producer of silk in the world. The industry contributes to 7% of industrial output in value terms, 2% of India’s GDP and 15% of the country’s export earnings.


  • 127 Opportunities
  • USD 300.98 mn Worth

Mode of Implementation

  • 6 PPP
  • 1 Others
  • 0 EPC
  • 0 Turnkey
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Apparels & Garments

76 Opportunities

USD 290.47 mn worth

Every region in India offers a unique textile and fabric industry.

Yarns & Fabrics

51 Opportunities

USD 10.51 mn worth

The Textiles industry in India is expected to reach US$ 250 bn during 2019

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  • Guidelines of Yarn Supply Scheme

    Guidelines for the supply of yarn in different regions, and for different types of yarn.

  • Merchandise Exports from India Scheme (MEIS)

    To rationalize incentives & enlarge their scopes by removing various restrictions.

  • Vision, Strategy and Action Plan for Indian Textile and Apparel Sector

    To achieve scale across the value chain & attract investments.

  • Scheme for Integrated Textile Parks (SITP)

    It aims to provide the industry with worldclass state of the art infrastructure facilities for setting up their textile units and to meet international environmental and social standards.

  • Amended Technology Upgradation Fund Scheme (ATUFS)

    It aims to promote ease of doing business and achieve the vision of generating employment and promoting exports through "Make in India".

  • Technology Mission for Technical Textiles (TMTT)

    Ministry of Textiles launched its 5 year technology mission on technical textiles 2011-2011 to 2014-2015. Government will invest USD 30 mn for this mission.

  • Special package for textiles

    The Union Cabinet under the chairmanship of Prime Minister Narendra Modi gave approval for a special package for employment generation and promotion of exports in textile and apparel sector.

  • Integrated Skill Development Scheme (ISDS)

    The ISDS has been scaled up during the 12th Plan with an allocation of approximately USD 284 mn to train 1.5 mn people. ISDS seeks to address the critical gap of skilled manpower in textiles industry-oriented training programmes.