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'2 million new jobs to be created under PM MITRA', says Piyush Goyal

Of the 13 states that competed, seven - Tamil Nadu, Telangana, Gujarat, Karnataka, Madhya Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh, and Maharashtra - were selected

Piyush Goyal

Piyush Goyal (Photo: Bloomberg)

Shiva Rajora New Delhi
The Pradhan Mantri Mega Integrated Textile Region and Apparel (PM MITRA) parks may generate 2 million jobs in the coming four years, Union Commerce and Industry Minister Piyush Goyal said on Friday, while announcing the sites for seven textile parks.

“It is estimated that about 2 million new direct and indirect jobs will be created in the seven parks announced under the scheme till 2027, along with investment of about Rs 70,000 crore to create infrastructure in these parks,” he said.

Earlier in the day, the government announced the setting up of seven PM-MITRA parks for the textile industry to

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First Published: Mar 17 2023 | 9:03 PM IST

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