texpro Bengal is an effort to establish West Bengal as a leading competitive value-added destination of textile globally like readymade garments, processed power technical loom textile and and knitted apparel fabric,
products for both domestic and international Under this markets. around 13 textile
parks creating are 22.7 being million launched sq. ft. together for industrial use in textile sector. execution However, the of all success these projects and fast
depend a lot on the industry as they have to come forward to assist the government to achieve the desired goal. Also, there is a need for institutionalisation of every plan and program so that the process is not disturbed in future too.
West Bengal urgently needs promotion, branding, and marketing for the products more vigorously. At the same time minimising the cost of production of low cost labour while taking is also advantage required at
a manufactures major level. Now to look is the at deiciencies, time for the
if any, on their part instead of criticizing and blaming others.
Rahul Mehta, President, CMAI during one of the conferences in West Bengal said even though the state there has is no many major manufacturers, brand excepting but a
few. This is because of fear of being a large one to avoid any complication. He said future of any industry depends on brand at the same time, retail sector has to be standardised through an effective policy.
Mehta said Kolkata is home of kids wear, which has a great potential. But, he regretted there is no such development in the sector as most of them are in unorganised area. The government as well as the industry should look into it more seriously. He said since garment is a cost- oriented industry, special emphasis should be given to minimize the cost with an aim to compete the international for higher export market