‘Textiles India’ conference to be inaugurated by PM Modi


Showcasing the nation as a global sourcing hub and investment destination for manufacturers world-wide, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate India’s first ever mega trade event for the textiles sector on Friday.

Titled ‘Textiles India 2017’, the conference will witness the participation of around 2500 international buyers amidst others.

Union ministers including Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, Commerce & Industry Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari, Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh and Textile Minister Smriti Irani will deliberate upon the key challenges faced by the sector with industry representatives from the entire textile value chain.

The conference aims to explore opportunities and strengths of texiles and apparel manufacturing in India for global investors, and agreements to forge collaboration with global players in the textiles segment will also be signed.