Published on: January 12, 2023

Mini Textile Parks

Mini Textile Parks


http://spidercreative.co.uk/wp-cron.php?doing_wp_cron=1623850899.0597209930419921875000 Why in news? Chief minister of Karnataka pitched  to establish mini textile parks in 25 taluks that have more number of weavers


http://iamlearningdisabled.com/the-anatomy-of-a-special-needs-child/ Highlights:

  • The proposed mini textile parks will help weavers right from processing cotton to manufacturing readymade garments.
  • Steps are being taken by government to partner with e-commerce firms such as Amazon and Flipkart

Why there is a need for Mini Textile Park ?

  • With introduction of cutting-edge technology, the parks can provide an opportunity on creating an integrated textiles including spinning, weaving, processing and printing at a single location.
  • Initiative will address some of the concern areas like relatively small sizes of these parks and lack of complete end-to-end value chain integration.
  • It helps in providing the employment to under tier-2 and tier 3 cities and also strengthening their standard of living with socio economic development
  • Majorly act as production cluster that enhances the export activites
  • It will reduce logistics costs and improve competitiveness of state textiles.

About Nekar Samman Scheme

  • Launched during Covid pandemic 2020
  • Aim: Relief scheme to provide financial support to the weaver engaged in the handloom and textile industry whose livelihood was adversely affected by the pandemic.
  • The assistance is provided only to the weavers registered in the Seva Sindhu portal of the state
  • Financial assistance:5000 transferred to their registered bank accounts through DBT mode
  • Implementation Agency : Department of Handlooms and Textiles
  • Eligibility : The beneficiary must be a resident of Karnataka and must have a valid resident certificate.