Ministry of Textiles

137 research projects approved under National Technical Textiles Mission with an outlay of Rs. 474.7 Crore

Posted On: 07 FEB 2024 5:33PM by PIB Delhi

With a view to position the country as a global leader in Technical Textiles, National Technical Textiles Mission (NTTM) has been approved with an outlay of Rs. 1,480 crore; from Financial Year 2020-21 and valid upto 31.03.2026. The Mission has 4 components. Under Component I of NTTM, Rs. 1,000 crore have been earmarked for funding the research projects awarded to the Government Organizations/Premier Research Institutes/Textiles Research Associations (TRAs) of the country. So far, 137 research projects have been approved under NTTM. The total cost approved of the said projects by the Government is Rs. 474.7 crore (approx.).

The details of grants provided by the Government to various institutes under the said Mission during the last three years are as below:

Sr. No.

Year

Funds released (Rs. in Crore)

1

2020-2021

0.0

2

2021-2022

59.64

3

2022-2023

35.47

 

This information was given by the Union Minister of State for Textiles, Smt. Darshana Jardosh in a written reply today in the Lok Sabha.

 

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