The Ministry of Textiles has prepared two reports on technical textiles, to tap the potential and also how to utilise it, he said addressing the one-day 'National Conclave on Technical Textiles' here.
Another major need was skilling the people in the sector, Singh said.
Technical textiles has been identified as the thrust area for an exponential growth by the Centre and also by all the state governments considering its potential for value addition, exports, domestic demand.
According to the organisers, the central government offers 15 per cent credit linked capital investment subsidy for technical textiles machines under Amended Technology Upgradation Fund scheme apart from providing various other benefits.
The Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana and Karnataka governments have also offered special incentives for investments made in technical textiles.
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