INDIA: Procedure for second hand textile machinery imports to be simplified
Mr. E V K S Elangovan Union Minister of State for Textiles said Central Government is working out modalities to simplify procedures for importing second hand textile machinery. Abolition of quota system in textile industry created a boom in the industry and manufacturers are facing shortage of textile machinery to execute the export orders, he observed. Textile industry wanted Central Government to
simplify procedures to import second hand textile machinery. The minister assured that request for extension of Technology Upgradation Fund Scheme (TUFS) for the 11th Five-Year Plan is also under active consideration of the ministry. He also said, The Centre would solve the issue of effluent treatment plant of dyers and bleachers of Tirupur. He further added that
The Centre would solve the issue of effluent treatment plant of dyers and bleachers of Tirupur.
Added: February 21, 2009 Source: Agencies