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  • Coronavirus impact | Large-scale job losses likely in textile and retail sectors Apr 13, 2020 08:56 PM IST

    Coronavirus impact | Large-scale job losses likely in textile and retail sectors

    The industries expect government support for only a short duration – just long enough for them to survive and ensure, in turn, the survival of millions of livelihoods

  • COVID-19 | The economy needs a reboot and more needs to be done Apr 09, 2020 01:10 PM IST

    COVID-19 | The economy needs a reboot and more needs to be done

    The pandemic has taught us the pitfalls of depending on other countries to meet our essential supplies. This is an opportune moment to focus and boost the Make in India programme

  • India's textile industry reeling under COVID-19 impact Apr 07, 2020 04:24 PM IST

    India's textile industry reeling under COVID-19 impact

    India's textile sector employs over 105 million people.

  • New textile policy will address all issues: Textile Secy Ravi Capoor Feb 13, 2020 08:45 PM IST

    New textile policy will address all issues: Textile Secy Ravi Capoor

    The new policy would address power cost, credit cost and its availability and expedite conclusion of the free trade agreements with EU, the UK and other countries to boost exports, a press release from the Confederation of Indian Textile Industry (CITI), which organised the session, quoted Capoor as saying.

  • India's textile and apparel exports to reach $300 bn by FY25: Invest India Jan 13, 2020 05:42 PM IST

    India's textile and apparel exports to reach $300 bn by FY25: Invest India

    The textiles and apparel industry contributes 2.3 per cent to India's GDP and accounts for 13 per cent of industrial production, and 12 per cent of the country's export earnings.

  • Zhili has become the children’s garment centre of the world Dec 04, 2019 07:40 PM IST

    Zhili has become the children’s garment centre of the world

    Zhili has managed to free itself from the clutches of some of the crudest forms of industrialization and return to its ancient roots that lay in weaving, knitting and pastoral settings.

  • Govt to develop 40 new HSN codes for technical textiles sector Aug 29, 2019 08:19 PM IST

    Govt to develop 40 new HSN codes for technical textiles sector

  • Budget 2019: These ministries have received the highest and lowest fund allocation Jul 05, 2019 10:39 PM IST

    Budget 2019: These ministries have received the highest and lowest fund allocation

    The Ministry of Steel has seen a growth in fund allotment of 56 percent, followed by Ministry of Coal at 48 percent and Department of Heavy Industry at 32 percent.

  • Raymond to enter real estate business Apr 03, 2019 01:19 PM IST

    Raymond to enter real estate business

    The new real estate arm named 'Raymond Realty' will build 3,000 units in the first phase of the project in a period of five years with potential revenues of over 35 billion rupees ($510.90 million), the company said.

  • Govt clears scheme to rebate central, state embedded taxes for textiles sector Mar 07, 2019 09:20 PM IST

    Govt clears scheme to rebate central, state embedded taxes for textiles sector

    'The MEIS scheme offered 4 per cent support which was not available beyond December 31,' Singh told reporters.

  • Govt to organise outreach programme for Textile MSMEs on February 13 Feb 12, 2019 02:03 PM IST

    Govt to organise outreach programme for Textile MSMEs on February 13

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi had launched the 100 days programme for support and outreach to Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) on November 2, last year, identifying 100 districts in various sectors across the country.

  • India to soon have own standard of apparel size: Smriti Irani Jan 20, 2019 05:28 PM IST

    India to soon have own standard of apparel size: Smriti Irani

    Addressing the 'Textile Conclave' at the Vibrant Gujarat Global Summit, Irani said a study will be carried out before introducing the 'Size India' project for apparel measurement.

  • We are eyeing turnover of Rs 5,000 crore by 2020: KVIC Chairman VK Saxena Nov 02, 2018 09:06 PM IST

    We are eyeing turnover of Rs 5,000 crore by 2020: KVIC Chairman VK Saxena

    "The Make in India push by our Prime Minister has also given Khadi the right kind of attention," he said.

  • SBI takes 60% haircut in sale of Bombay Rayon debt Aug 31, 2018 02:32 PM IST

    SBI takes 60% haircut in sale of Bombay Rayon debt

    SBI has initiated sale of exposure through the Swiss challenge method on the request of the three banks which were a part of the consortium of lenders

  • Industry challenges impact export-focused home textile companies in Q1 FY19 Aug 29, 2018 07:29 PM IST

    Industry challenges impact export-focused home textile companies in Q1 FY19

    While the rupee’s depreciation against the dollar in recent times could offer some respite to home textile majors, the near-term outlook for the sector as a whole is far from promising.

  • India's textile, apparel sector on cusp of turnaround: CITI Aug 24, 2018 07:32 PM IST

    India's textile, apparel sector on cusp of turnaround: CITI

    As per the data by the DGCI&S, exports of textiles and apparel increased by 11 percent in July 2018.

  • Arvind Q1 review: Textile disappoints; branded apparel, engineering grow Aug 08, 2018 04:54 PM IST

    Arvind Q1 review: Textile disappoints; branded apparel, engineering grow

    Verticalisation of the textile segment, promising prospects of the branded apparel segment and a healthy order book in the engineering segment reinforce our confidence in the stock.

  • Govt may give incentives to textiles sector to boost domestic manufacturing Aug 05, 2018 03:59 PM IST

    Govt may give incentives to textiles sector to boost domestic manufacturing

    Products on which imports duties are expected to increase includes some fabrics, garments and man-made fibres

  • Govt signs MoUs worth Rs 455 crore at textile conclave Jul 13, 2018 08:35 PM IST

    Govt signs MoUs worth Rs 455 crore at textile conclave

    During the conclave, organised in Ludhiana today, MoUs worth Rs 455.34 crore were signed between the state government and nine prominent industries, Arora added.

  • Target to double the textile revenues to USD 300 bn by 2025 Mar 16, 2018 08:09 PM IST

    Target to double the textile revenues to USD 300 bn by 2025

    The industry as of now is generating USD 150 bn, with domestic market standing at USD 110 bn and exports USD 40 bn, Textile Commissioner Kavita Gupta said here.

  • Rani in Khadi: Kangana to don heritage fabric in Manikarnika Feb 20, 2018 04:43 PM IST

    Rani in Khadi: Kangana to don heritage fabric in Manikarnika

    Backed by aggressive marketing and promotion strategy, the heritage fabric has taken the next big step to make itself a household name.

  • Welspun India sets up US arm to invest in e-commerce firms Jan 09, 2018 12:35 PM IST

    Welspun India sets up US arm to invest in e-commerce firms

    "The company has incorporated a wholly-owned subsidiary Welspun Nexgen Inc registered with the state of Delaware, US having paid up capital of USD 4.25 million to make investment in e-commerce companies," Welspun India said in a BSE filing.

  • Centre will look into your concerns: Arun Jaitley to textile traders Nov 27, 2017 07:40 AM IST

    Centre will look into your concerns: Arun Jaitley to textile traders

    Jaitley's outreach to Surat textile traders comes ahead of polls. Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi had spent a full day, November 8, the first anniversary of demonetisation, here and had heard the problems of the textile workers.

  • Note ban, GST have broken textile hub Surat's legs: Rahul Gandhi Nov 09, 2017 08:44 AM IST

    Note ban, GST have broken textile hub Surat's legs: Rahul Gandhi

    Gandhi interacted with industry representatives and workers at Nirman Industries' loom factory in Katargam industrial development area after he arrived in the Surat city of the poll-bound Gujarat.

  • Huge biz opportunities for textile, apparel in UAE: FIEO Nov 02, 2017 03:55 PM IST

    Huge biz opportunities for textile, apparel in UAE: FIEO

    India is UAE's largest trading partner and export to the Emirates in 2016 touched USD 32 billion, FIEO (Federation of Indian Export Organisations) said in a statement.

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