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Government of India
Ministry of Textiles
08-December-2010 15:53 IST
Targets for Export of Textiles
RAJYA SABHA

            The targets fixed for exports of textiles & clothing during the      last three years, the current year, and achievements thereof are given below:

 

 

Target

(in US Dollar Million)

Actual

(in US Dollar Million)

2007-08

25060.00

22130.00

2008-09

26556.00

20940.00

2009-10

(not set)

22418.00

2010-11

 

25485.00

7578.23

(April-July)

           

            This information was given by the Minister of State for Textiles, Smt. Panabaaka Lakshmi in a written reply in the Rajya Sabha today to a question raised by Shri Dhiraj Prasad Sahu.

 

            The Minister further stated that there are no reports of textile workers facing problems as a result of recession in the textiles sector. In fact, as per a survey carried out by the Labour Bureau of the Ministry of Labour & Employment, the textiles sector has generated 1.52 lakh employment opportunities, the second largest for any sector in the country, between June 2009 and June 2010.

             

 

           

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