Handloom & Textile

Sector Overview

  • 3rd

    Largest Producer of Fabric in India

  • 5th

    Largest producer of Silk in India

  • 5th

    Highest number of Handlooms in India

  • Largest

    Exporter of handmade Carpets in India

  • Highest

    Producer of handmade knotted Carpets in India

  • 85 Spinning Mills

    74 Textile Mills in Non-SSI Sector

  • 47Approved Textile Parks/clusters

  • 15Major Handloom production centers

Key Enablers

  • Bhadohi & Varanasi prominent clusters for hand knotted carpets & Silk Sarees in India
  • Abundance of traditionally skilled labour available at competitive cost
  • Premier Institutes viz. NIFT Raebareilly, UP Textile Technology Institute Kanpur & Indian Institute of Handloom Technology Varanasi.
  • Govt Schemes viz. PM Handloom weavers Mudra Scheme, Powerloom Development Scheme, Cluster development programme

Key Policy Support

  • Capital Investment

  • Interest

  • SGST

  • Freight

  • Employment Generation

  • Special Package for
    Textile Parks

Key Players

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Policy Details

Key Policy Highlights

Uttar Pradesh Food Processing Industry Policy 2017

  • Capital Investment Subsidy @25% upto Rs 50 lakhs
  • Additional Grants-in-aid to Mega Food Parks upto Rs 50 Cr under SAMPADA scheme
  • Additional Grants-in-aid @10% under SAMPADA scheme for fruits and vegetables processing industries
  • Interest Subsidy@100% for 5 years to micro and small food processing industries,, and @7% for 5 years for establishments other than micro and small food processing industries.
  • Interest Subsidy for purchase of reefer vehicle/ mobile cooling van @7% for 5 years
  • Export promotion incentive @50% reimbursement of expenses incurred on exporting processed food samples for test marketing; and reimbursement of 25% of transportation cost up to INR 10 lakhs p.a. for 3 years. Also 20% reimbursement of Free On Board value up to Rs 20 lakhs per beneficiary p.a. for 3 years.
  • Patent registration fee reimbursement @75% and Quality certification fee reimbursement @50% for internationally accepted quality certification

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