The Union Minister for Textiles, Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution and Commerce and Industry, Shri Piyush Goyal took review meeting of the steering committee in view of the upcoming mega textiles event- Bharat Tex 2024.
While interacting with textile Export Promotion Councils (EPC) representatives, officers and others, Shri Goyal said, “The success of Bharat Tex is contingent on the meticulous planning and execution by the Core Committee and Steering Committee. Your dedication and strategic vision are instrumental in positioning Bharat Tex as a global textile showcase, and I am confident that the event will contribute significantly to the growth of the textile sector in India”.
The Union Minister also shared his vision and new ideas for branding and promoting Bharat Tex 2024 and said that the event should be widely inclusive. He recommended that an online Directory of all the participating exhibitors could be prepared which will become the encyclopaedia of all textile players.
Bharat Tex is scheduled from 26th to 29th Feb, 2024 at Bharat Mandapam and Yashobhoomi in New Delhi. Bharat Tex 2024 is a global textile mega event organized by 11 Textile EPCs and supported by the Ministry of Textiles.
The Committee provided a detailed update on the status of international and domestic participation. It was highlighted that there is massive interest by the domestic industry in participating in the event. It was informed that several successful roadshows and investor roundtables have been conducted in India and globally and multiple rounds of interactions have been successfully concluded with Foreign Embassies in India and Indian Missions Abroad for evincing international interest and participation in the event. Uttar Pradesh is participating in Bharat Tex as the Partner State and Madhya Pradesh as the Focus State.
Aditya Birla Group and Reliance Industries Ltd. are participating as Platinum and Gold partners respectively. Arvind Ltd., Indorama Ventures, Trident Group, and Welspun are partnering as Silver partners. Chargeurs PCC (France), Shahi Exports, Pearl Global and WGSN have been announced as Associate Partner, Sustainability Partner, fashion partner and Trend Partner, respectively.. Shri Goyal appreciated the efforts of the Councils and expressed his gratitude to sponsors and partners.
Ms Rachna Shah, Secretary, Ministry of Textiles was present along with senior officials from the Ministry including Shri Rohit Kansal, Additional Secretary, and Smt. Shubhra, Trade Advisor and representatives from EPCs. The supporting partners namely Invest India. FICCI KPMG, Messe Frankfurt, India were also present during the discussion.