The LCCI President said that the SNGPL gas closure to the textile made ups
sector would render millions of people jobless therefore there was a dire need that the government should direct the SNGPL authorities to reset its priorities regarding provision of gas otherwise situation would get out of hand.
Shri Ujwal Lahoti welcomed this measure as it will lead to employment opportunities for women in the textiles sector especially in the value added segments like garments and made ups
As against this manufacturing of made ups
is highly fragmented.
The major textile exports items are, cotton cloth, cotton yarn, cotton thread, bed wear, ready made garments, knitwear, raw cotton, tents and other canvas goods, towels, Textile made ups
He said that she was instrumental in the inclusion of Made ups
under the ROSL Scheme which was originally introduced to cover only readymade garments and also thanked her for keeping the entire cotton textiles sector at the GST rate of 5 percent and for reducing the GST rate on job work in the textile sector to 5 percent.
He said many SMEs were also importing and exporting textile and made ups