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Govt okays 7 mega integrated textile region parks

The Union Cabinet headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday approved the setting up of 7 Mega Integrated Textile Region and Apparel (PM MITRA) parks with a total outlay of Rs 4,445 crore (approx. half a billion $) in the next five years, media reported.

Addressing the media after the Cabinet meeting, Textiles Minister Piyush Goyal said the move will provide 7 lakh direct and 14 lakh indirect jobs in the sector.