Govt. of India funded Rs 125.13 Cr for Textile Excellence Centres

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New Delhi: Under the Technology Mission for Technical Textiles, Government has extended financial support towards the creation of infrastructure of eight (8) Centers of Excellence (CoEs) in various textile research and academic organizations. The details of these organizations and the amount of funding are given below:-

                                                                                                                                 (Rs in Crore)

S. NoName of OrganisationsAmount of financial support
1Synthetic & Art Silk Mills Research Association (SASMIRA) (CoE: Agrotech), Mumbai, Maharashtra11.77
2Wool Research Association (WRA) (CoE: Sportech), Thane, Maharashtra22.95
3Bombay Textile Research Association (BTRA) (CoE: Geotech), Mumbai, Maharashtra6.77
4DKTE Society’s Textile & Engineering Institute (CoE: Non-wovens), Ichalkaranji, Maharashtra23.38
5Northern India Textile Research Association (NITRA) (CoE: Protech),  Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh9.51
6South India Textile Research Association (SITRA) (CoE: Meditech), Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu10.96
7PSG College of Technology (CoE: Indutech), Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu18.86
8Ahmedabad Textile Industry’s Research Association (ATIRA) (CoE: Composites), Ahmedabad, Gujarat20.93
Total125.13

This information was given in writing by the Minister of State for Textiles Smt. Darshana Jardosh in Lok Sabha on 5th August 2021.