Union Textile Minister Smriti Irani agreed to sanction a Composite Textile Park for Arunachal Pradesh. The Park would have facilities for skill development, design and product upgradation and facilities for export of finished handicrafts, the Minister said during a meeting with Chief Minister Pema Khandu at New Delhi.
She assured of deputing a group of experts to handhold the State Government in preparation of the DPR and running the centre there after, an official release said. The Chief Minister was accompanied by Deputy CM Chowna Mein, Chief Secretary, Principal Secretary and Finance Commissioner during the meeting.
On the request of Khandu to assist the State in exploring the usage of geo-textiles to mitigate and prevent frequent landslides in state, Irani asked the State Government to get the vulnerability mapping done and submit a proposal which would be sanctioned at a highly subsidized cost.