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Garment Industry Hub soon to be Developed in Gorakhpur

07 June 2021: Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has announced to develop Gorakhpur as a garment industry hub, saying that it will give an impetus to garment industries in the eastern Uttar Pradesh. For the development of the garment industry hub, the Gorakhpur Industrial Development Authority (GIDA) will be providing four-acre land on which a flatted factory will be built and will make it available for entrepreneurs.

In this regard, Additional Chief Secretary (Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises) Navneet Sehgal, during his visit to Gorakhpur on the occasion of Gorakhpur Mahotsav, spoke to the people associated with the garment industries.

Sehgal said, “I request you all to visit Noida once and see the method of working there. Also, decide the expansion plan and let us know how many machines, and how much space is required. Everything will be provided accordingly to the flatted factory.”

Uttar Pradesh government of building a flatted factory will not only boost the textile industries (that also falls under the One District One Product scheme) but will also generate employment opportunities for the workers who have returned to UP during the COVID-19 lockdown.

It is worth mentioning that as soon as Yogi Adityanath was elected as a Member of Parliament from Gorakhpur, he took serious initiatives to make his dream of making Purvanchal a hub of textile industries come true.

During the lockdown showed that they have considerable proficiency in the garment sector. “Considering them as a resource, the Yogi-led BJP government prepared an action plan to make Agra, Gorakhpur, Varanasi and Meerut the hub of garments,” Sehgal said.

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