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Government of India to support geo and technical textiles
Last Updated: 28-Oct-2015
Government of India is likely to make the use of technical and geo-textiles mandatory in construction of infrastructure like roads, ports and dams, as well as in sectors like defence and railways to promote technical textiles sector. It may enhance capital subsidies to procure machinery, which are largely imported, is under consideration. It is also toying with an idea of encouraging start-ups to enlist their participation in geo-textile making by supporting them through the textile technology mission scheme. Further, safety of operations in construction of road, ports, airports, railways, canals, dams and sectors like defence will be upgraded with technical and geo-textiles.