Textiles is a focus area where Odisha hopes to achieve exponential growth in the coming years and the state government has taken proactive measures to broaden the base of the industrial ecosystem, she said.
Rita Sahu, Odisha minister of state (independent charge) for handlooms, textiles and handicrafts, recently urged investors in the apparel and textile sector to visit the state to check the ecosystem and the investor-friendly policy support. She was addressing a road show organised in Kolkata by her department ahead of the Make in Odisha conclave.
Some such measures include the identification of priority and focus sectors, development of sectoral policies, development of sectoral industrial parks and infrastructure, she said.
The roadshow was attended by more than 150 delegates and representatives of 15 textile and apparel companies, according to media reports.
Fibre2Fashion News Desk (DS)