AHMEDABAD: Gujarat would be coming up with an integrated textile policy soon and it will aim at strengthen the industrial sector that accounts for 23% of the state’s GDP.
While addressing the garment entrepreneurs at the 20th Gujarat Garment Manufacturers Association's National Garment Fair here, Modi stated that the state requires a policy, which got potential to look beyond the cotton cultivators' or spinners' interset.
Moreover, the recommended policy would increase the competitiveness of the state and offer a level playing field with the other textile and garment producing destinations in India.
He stated that the state is in need of a policy, which can empahsis beyond the individual interests of the cotton cultivators, ginners, or yarn and fabric makers. Modi said that it is time for Gujarat to adopt cluster approach for strengthening the local textile industry and also make it competitive at the international level.