Union minister Nitin Gadkari has said that it is important to reduce production cost as well as maintaining quality in textiles industry. He was interacting with textile industrialists at Solapur last night. The minister is on a visit to Solapur for the dedication and groundbreaking ceremonies of highways worth Rs. 8 thousand 181 Crores rupees today.
Gadkari said that Solapur was an important centre of textiles some years ago. He said efforts are also needed now to reduce production cost and maintain quality. The minister suggested that the textiles projects should be run on solar energy.
Gadkari further said that instead of importing inputs like yarn, industrialists should try to produce it through various experiments in the district itself. Solapur Garment Manufacturers Association has organized an exhibition in Hyderabad. Its teaser was launched by Gadkari today.