Ministry of Textiles

Ministry of Textiles
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Ministry overview
JurisdictionGovernment of India
Textile industry, clothing and Handicrafts
HeadquartersUdyog Bhawan, New Delhi
Annual budget7,147.73 crore (US$1.0 billion) (2018-19 est.)[1]
Minister responsible
Websiteministryoftextiles.gov.in

The Ministry of Textiles is an Indian government national agency responsible for the formulation of policy, planning, development, export promotion and regulation of the textile industry in India. This includes all natural, artificial, and cellulosic fibers that go into the making of textiles, clothing and Handicrafts.

The current Minister of Textiles is Smriti Irani.[2]

Main functions of the Ministry

  • Textile Policy & Coordination
  • Man-made Fibre/ Filament Yarn Industry
  • Cotton Textile Industry
  • Jute Industry
  • Silk and Silk Textile Industry
  • Wool & Woollen Industry
  • Decentralised Powerloom Sector
  • Export Promotion
  • Planning & Economic Analysis

Organizations

Attached Offices

Subordinate Offices

  • Office of the Textile Commissioner
  • Office of the Jute Commissioner

Public Sector Undertakings (PSUs)[3]

Statutory Bodies[4]

  • Jute Manufacturers Development Council
  • Central Silk Board
  • Textile Committee
  • Commissioner of Payments

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Export Promotion Councils

  • Handloom Export Promotion Council (HEPC)
  • Apparel Export Promotion Council (AEPC)
  • Cotton Textile Export Promotion Council (TEXPROCIL)
  • The Synthetic and Rayon Textile Export Promotion Council (SRTEPC)
  • Indian Silk Export Promotion Council (ISEPC)
  • Wool & Woollens Export Promotion Council
  • Carpet Export Promotion Council (CEPC)
  • Export Promotion Council for Handicrafts (EPCH)
  • Powerloom Development & Export Promotion Council (PDEXCIL)
  • Wool Industry Export Promotion Council

Advisory Bodies

  • Cotton Advisory Board:
  • Jute Advisory Board
  • Development Council for Textile Industry
  • Co-ordination Council for Textile Research Associations
  • All India Handlooms Board
  • All India Handicrafts Board
  • All India Powerlooms Board
  • Co-ordination Committee of Textiles Export Promotion Council

Autonomous Bodies

Public Institutes

Textiles Research Associations

List of Ministers of Textiles

Name Portrait Term of office Political party Prime Minister
Chandrashekhar Singh
(As MoS, Independent Charge)
30 March 1985 15 November 1985 Indian National Congress Rajiv Gandhi
Khurshid Alam Khan
(As MoS, Independent Charge)
15 November 1985 22 October 1986
Ram Niwas Mirdha[5][6]
(As MoS, Independent Charge
till 15 February 1988)
The Chairman, Sangeet Natak Akademi, Shri Ram Niwas Mirdha addressing the Press in New Delhi on June 09, 2005.jpg 22 October 1986 December 1989
Sharad Yadav[7] Sharadyadavjdu.jpg 6 December 1989 10 November 1990 Janata Dal
(National Front)
V. P. Singh
Hukmdev Narayan Yadav[8] 21 November 1990 21 June 1991 Samajwadi Janata Party (Rashtriya) Chandra Shekhar
Ashok Gehlot
(As MoS, Independent Charge)
21 June 1991 18 January 1993 Indian National Congress P. V. Narasimha Rao
G. Venkat Swamy[9][10]
(As MoS, Independent Charge
till 10 February 1995)
18 January 1993 15 September 1995
Kamal Nath[5][11]
(MoS, Independent Charge)
KamalNath.jpg 15 September 1995 20 February 1996
G. Venkat Swamy[10]
20 February 1996 16 May 1996
Atal Bihari Vajpayee 16 May 1996 01 June 1996 Bharatiya Janata Party Atal Bihari Vajpayee
R. L. Jalappa[12]
(As MoS, Independent Charge
till 6 July 1998)
29 June 1996 20 January 1998 Janata Dal
(United Front)
H. D. Deve Gowda
I. K. Gujral
Bolla Bulli Ramaiah
(As MoS, Independent Charge)
20 January 1998 19 March 1998 Telugu Desam Party
(United Front)
I. K. Gujral
Kashiram Rana[13] Kashiram Rana.jpg 19 March 1998 24 May 2003 Bharatiya Janata Party
(National Democratic Alliance)
Atal Bihari Vajpayee
Syed Shahnawaz Hussain[14] 24 May 2003 22 May 2004
Shankersinh Vaghela The Union Minister for Textiles, Shri Shankersinh Vaghela addressing a press conference in connection with the ‘TEX Summit’ in New Delhi on August 30, 2007.jpg 23 May 2004 22 May 2009 Indian National Congress
(United Progressive Alliance)
Dr. Manmohan Singh
Dayanidhi Maran[15] Dayanidhi Maran.jpg 28 May 2009 12 July 2011 Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam
(United Progressive Alliance)
Anand Sharma Anand Sharma - World Economic Forum Annual Meeting 2012.jpg 19 July 2011 17 June 2013 Indian National Congress
(United Progressive Alliance)
Kavuri Samba Siva Rao[16] 17 June 2013 3 April 2014
Anand Sharma Anand Sharma - World Economic Forum Annual Meeting 2012.jpg 3 April 2014 26 May 2014
Santosh Gangwar[5]
(As MoS, Independent Charge)
Santosh Kumar Gangwar oath as Minister.jpg 26 May 2014 7 July 2016 Bharatiya Janata Party
(National Democratic Alliance)
Narendra Modi
Smriti Irani[17] PM Modi and HRD Minister Smriti Irani at an informal interaction with Awardee Teachers (cropped).jpg 7 July 2016 Incumbent

National Handlooms & Handicrafts Museum

National Handicrafts and Handlooms Museum, New Delhi[18] was set up at Pragati Maidan, New Delhi under the administrative control of the Ministry of Textiles.[19] The Museum is a structured village complex consisting of 15 structures representing village dwellings, courtyards and shrines from different states spread over an area of 5 hectares. The museum collection contains about 20,000 most rare and distinctive pieces reflecting the continuing tradition of Indian craftsmen.[20]

References

  1. ^ "Budget data" (PDF). www.indiabudget.gov.in. 2019. Archived from the original (PDF) on 4 March 2018. Retrieved 15 September 2018.
  2. ^ Desk, Internet (5 July 2016). "Javdekar gets HRD, Irani shifted to Textiles" – via www.thehindu.com.
  3. ^ "Public Sector Undertakings". Ministry of Textiles. Archived from the original on 22 February 2014. Retrieved 16 September 2013.
  4. ^ "STATUTORY BODIES". Ministry of Textiles. Archived from the original on 22 February 2014. Retrieved 16 September 2013.
  5. ^ a b c Minister of State (Independent Charge)
  6. ^ "Tenth Lok Sabha, Members Bioprofile: MIRDHA, SHRI RAM NIWAS". Lok Sabha of India/National Informatics Centre, New Delhi. Retrieved 2 May 2015.
  7. ^ "Fifteenth Lok Sabha, Members Bioprofile: Yadav, Shri Sharad". Lok Sabha of India/National Informatics Centre, New Delhi. Retrieved 24 June 2014.
  8. ^ "Sixteenth Lok Sabha, Members Bioprofile: Yadav,Shri Hukmdev Narayan". Lok Sabha of India/National Informatics Centre, New Delhi. Retrieved 30 April 2015.
  9. ^ Minister of State (Independent Charge) till 10 February 1995
  10. ^ a b "Fourteenth Lok Sabha, Members Bioprofile: Venkatswamy,Shri G." Lok Sabha of India/National Informatics Centre, New Delhi. Retrieved 30 April 2015.
  11. ^ "Sixteenth Lok Sabha, Members Bioprofile: Kamal Nath,Shri". Lok Sabha of India/National Informatics Centre, New Delhi. Archived from the original on 3 September 2014. Retrieved 31 August 2014.
  12. ^ "Fourteenth Lok Sabha, Members Bioprofile: Jalappa, Shri R. L." Lok Sabha of India/National Informatics Centre, New Delhi. Archived from the original on 4 October 2016. Retrieved 24 June 2014.
  13. ^ "Fourteenth Lok Sabha, Members Bioprofile: Rana, Shri Kashi Ram". Lok Sabha of India/National Informatics Centre, New Delhi. Retrieved 24 June 2014.
  14. ^ "Fifteenth Lok Sabha, Members Bioprofile: Hussain, Shri Syed Shahnawaz". Lok Sabha of India/National Informatics Centre, New Delhi. Retrieved 24 June 2014.
  15. ^ "Fifteenth Lok Sabha, Members Bioprofile: Maran Thiru Dayanidhi". Lok Sabha of India/National Informatics Centre, New Delhi. Retrieved 24 June 2014.
  16. ^ "Fifteenth Lok Sabha, Members Bioprofile: Rao,Dr. Kavuri Samba Siva". Lok Sabha of India/National Informatics Centre, New Delhi. Retrieved 28 August 2014.
  17. ^ "Portfolios of the Union Council of Ministers". PM India.
  18. ^ "National Handicrafts and Handlooms Museum". Archived from the original on 19 June 2009. Retrieved 12 April 2007.
  19. ^ "National Handlooms & Handicrafts Museum (NHHM)". Ministry of Textiles. Retrieved 16 September 2013.[permanent dead link]
  20. ^ "Artisans Community stories in India". Golden Era Royal Group.

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