Office of Minister KTR :
In a letter to Textiles Minister Smriti Irani, Telangana Minister KTR sought funds from Union Budget 2021-22 for development of Kakatiya Mega Textile Park, and sanction of certain proposals for development of Handlooms & Textiles in the State.
Minister KTR requested for sanctioning of the Indian Institute of Handloom Technology (IIHT) to Telangana.
He also requested for up-gradation of Powerlooms under the In-SITU Scheme and sanction of Block Level Handloom Clusters under NHDP.
The Minister made a few suggestions to meet the immediate requirements to protect the handloom and textile industry and create more jobs for the youth.
The suggestions include, wage support, statutory payments, banking support, incentives to exporters are amongst a few.