Mice Affairs Media Group, News Bureau, 25 Nov 2021
Addressing the industry at the inauguration, Shri Ajit Chavan, Secretary - Textiles Committee, Ministry of Textiles, Government of India shared: “The government of India’s policies are completely catered towards the growth of technical textiles. We have a target of INR 2 Lakh Crore in the country and the Indian industry is geared up to achieve that market potential. As a country, we have a great lot of scope in agrotech and medtech, while we have always been at the forefront of packtech, geotech and other high-technology areas.”
Commenting on the policies, he added: “The PLI scheme will be a major fillip in manufacturing of technical textiles and the textile parks will provide integrated linkages with the technical textile value chain.”
Elaborating on Germany’s participation at the fair, Chavan also said: “Techtexil India is a great platform for bringing the technical textile stakeholders together. Despite the pandemic related difficulties, I am happy to see Germany participating in this important fair and I am sure that they will find good business and collaborations between Indian entrepreneurs and German industries.”
Reconnecting the technical textile value chain for the very first-time post-lockdown, Techtexil India 2021 has kicked off in Mumbai. The aim of show organiser Messe Frankfurt India through the new edition is to promote industry unification and support business recovery across the value chain of technical textiles.
*Being a part of the first post-pandemic edition, Mrs Marja Einig, Deputy Consul General, German Consulate General Mumbai,* shared: “Messe Frankfurt India has made it happen! This the first time after the pandemic that we are hosting a German pavillion in India. And there is a fantastic display of specialised machinery for various technical textile products which ranges from alternative energy, to masks, to textiles, to sports shoes. It is incredible what we can achieve with a well-equipped production line and that is one of the focal points of Techtextil India and for the German companies participating here.”
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