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Textile Park will be Developed in Gaya

  • 08 Dec 2022
  • 2 min read

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On December 7, 2022, Bihar's Gaya district DM Dr. Thiyagarajan told that a textile park will be developed on the lines of Maharashtra and Tamil Nadu near Shadipur Balu Ghat in Manpur in Gaya. About 23 acres of land marked for this park has been ordered to be made encroachment free.

Key Points

  • After the construction of this park, the Falgu river will be kept pollution-free and people will get a golden opportunity for employment. At present, the colorful water of cloth dyeing is dropped in the river, about which complaints have been made many times.
  • DM Dr. Thiyagarajan said that a state-of-the-art 435 units are being planned for the construction of this park, in which new types of state-of-the-art clothes including coats, pants will be manufactured. With the construction of textile parks, more number of jobs will be created at the local level as well as at the district level, due to which this area will be greatly developed in the future.
  • He told the Chairman of The Weavers Service Committee that every effort will be made to support the distribution of loans for the textile industry and purchase of state-of-the-art machines by holding meetings with various banks.
  • Prem Narayan Patwa, President of Textile Industry Weavers Service Committee, said that at present 980 units in their homes in Patwatoli, which are working on textile weaving with about 12500 power loom machines, employ about 30 to 35 thousand workers and workers. Apart from this, about 50 percent of it is women workers.
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