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India to sign MoU with Japan's QTEC for quality compliance

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

The has decided to sign an MoU with Textile Products Quality and Technology Centre (QTEC) to jointly set up and encourage quality compliance activities.

The textile and clothing industry is aiming to increase its to Japan, complying with quality requirements of the Japanese market, the Textiles Ministry said in a statement.

In this regard, it was decided to extend helping hand to the domestic textile for better understand quality culture in Japan, particularly concerning textiles and apparels.

"It was decided by the of to enter into an MoU with Japan's QTEC through the Textiles Committee, with a view to jointly establish and encourage quality compliance activities," it said.

In this context, industry capacity building programme is being organised at nine major textile centres in It was was held here today.

Joint Secretary in the Ministry of Textiles Subrata Gupta said that though India's manufacturing capacity is enormous, its to are very minimal in textiles.

He said that by changing the mind-set, can compete with Japanese quality requirements and hence enhance quantum of

Secretary, Textiles Committee, Ajit B Chavan said that a major reason behind low exports to is lack of awareness about the Japanese textile quality requirements.

QTEC provides facilities for quality evaluation, standardisation, technology evaluation, conformity assessment, technical guidance and education, factory certification for the textile industry of Japan.

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First Published: Wed, May 17 2017. 21:57 IST