Integrated and Sustainable Textile Policy 2023-2028 / Maharashtra Textile Policy 2023-2028

Subsidy For Textile Industry

To enhance the growth of the State Textile Industry and to provide handholding support to the Textile Industry or Subsidy For Textile industry with necessary interventions, the Government of Maharashtra released the “Textile Policy 2018-2023” during the year 2018. The policy laid special focus on development of the textile industry in cotton growing areas. Boasting a world-class infrastructure for procurement, storage and processing, the state increased its processing capacity of cotton and increased mulberry and tasar cultivation


1) Increase the processing capacity of cotton from 30% to 80% in the next 5 years.

2) Promote state of art infrastructure and technological upgradation to promote textile value chain in the State.

 3) Policy envisages attracting investment of INR 25,000 crore and employment generation up to 5 lakhs in next 5 years.

 4) Provide additional financial incentives to promote women empowerment and bring gender balancing in the textile industry by encouraging participation of women at all levels of management in textile industry.

 5) Provide support for skill development and capacity building to ensure availability of skilled manpower to textile industry and increase employability in the sector.

6) Development of six (6) Technical Textile Parks in the State by encouraging private investment.

 7) Promotion of Research and Development and Innovation to promote environment friendly processes/ technologies in textile sector.

8) Creation of Maharashtra Technical Textile Mission for promotion of technical textile sector. Government Resolution No.: Policy 2023/C.R. 81/Tex-5 Page 4 of 46

9) Establishment of Maharashtra State Textile Development Corporation for overall responsibility of development of textile sector and Maharashtra Technical Textile Mission.

10) Emphasizing the use of Information Technology to promote ease of doing business.

11) Promotion and development of Traditional Textile Sector

State of Maharashtra has been broadly divided into 4 zones based upon the development of the textile sector and availability of inputs for the textile industry.

1) Zone 1 (Vidarbha includes Nagpur and Amaravati Divisions)

2) Zone 2 (Marathwada includes Aurangabad Division including Dhule and Jalgaon


3) Zone 3 (North Maharashtra includes Nashik Division excluding Dhule and Jalgaon


4) Zone 4 (Western Maharashtra & Konkan includes Pune and Konkan Divisions)

Sub-sector wise incentives and measures for development of Textile industry are as under-.

1. Ginning and Pressing Sector

2 Spinning Sector

3 Powerloom Sector

4 Handloom Sector

5 Processing Sector

6 Knitting, Hosiery, Garmenting Sector

7 Sericulture

.8 Traditional Textiles

9 Wool Sector

Promoting Green and Sustainable Production

The textile and apparel manufacturing industries are polluting industries and need to comply to stringent environmental compliances. The State Government is very keen to adopt environmentally friendly and green technologies for sustainable production. Through this policy, the State Government will provide following incentives

1 Support for Effluent Treatment Plants (ETP) and Common Effluent Treatment Plant

2 Support for Zero Liquid Discharge (ZLD)

3 Support for Solar Plants-

4 Support for Setting up common Steam Generation Plant

5 Setting up of 12 Recycling Projects

 Textile Parks

The State Government has been providing assistance for developing common infrastructure facilities for promotion of textile parks, in addition to the assistance being provided by the Central Government. At present, there are 13 approved textile parks in the State.

Technical Textile

Technical Textiles have seen an upward trend globally in the recent years. Technological advancements, increase in end-use applications, cost-effectiveness, durability, user-friendliness, and eco-friendliness of technical textiles have led to the upsurge of its demand in the global market. To promote technical textile in the State, following measures have been included in the policy

  1. Individual units:
  2.  Technical Textile Parks

Marketing Support

Providing exclusive identity to handloom products domestically and internationally, State will promote its products through “Handloom Mark”, “Silk Mark” and “India Handloom Brand”

Four Special exhibitions will be organized every year in big cities of the country outside Maharashtra to promote the sale of cotton, silk, handloom, powerloom products produced by the weavers of Maharashtra

Skill Development and Capacity Building

The policy aims to create skilled and balanced workforce, especially women to enhance their employability. 1. In order to develop the skills of handloom weavers, training program under Skill Development Program will be conducted through Weaver Seva Kendra or Technical Training Institute in places where there are handloom clusters in the state.Subsidy For Textile industry

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