First Textile Park inaugurated at Bagru near Jaipur by Dr. KS Rao

First Textile Park dedicated to hand block printing and craft inaugurated at Bagru near Jaipur. Dr. KS Rao inaugrated the park.

Created On: Jul 25, 2013 09:30 ISTModified On: Jul 25, 2013 10:03 IST

First Textile Park dedicated to hand block printing and craft was inaugurated on 24 July 2013 by the Union Minister of Textile, Dr. Kavuru Sambasiva Rao at Bagru near Jaipur. The textile park would bring in new opportunities for exporters and artisans, as the textile sector holds vast potential of employment. The park has been named Jaipur Integrated Texcraft Park Pvt. Ltd. (JITPPL) and is also known as is also known as Jaipur Bloc.

Bagru the place where the park is located is known all over the world for its traditional textiles, various styles of hand block printing and related skills. This is the first park in India that will cater to the segment of hand block printing. The textile park is equipped with state-of-the-art technology to conserve and preserve water.

This park will help in continuing and promoting the craft in a cleaner way and act as a role model for craft based industry. The park will provide employment to about 16000 people, directly and indirectly. It is expected that the park in its first year of operation will do a business of more than 100 crore rupees.

During the inauguration ceremony, the Textile Minister, Dr. KS Rao also proposed that if the State Government will prepare housing schemes for artisans, the Central Government will provide 50 percent financial assistance to the plan.

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