Ministry of Textiles

The Ministry of Textiles is responsible for the formulation of policy, planning, development, export promotion and regulation of the textile sector in India. This includes all natural, artificial, and cellulosic fibres that go into the making of textiles, clothing and handicrafts. As of June 2013, the Union minister of Textile is Dr. Kavuru Sambasiva. Secretary (Textiles) provides the leadership and operational guidance to the Ministry of Textiles with the assistance of four Joint Secretaries, Economic Advisors and Development Commissioners for Handlooms and Handicrafts, Textile Commissioner and Jute Commissioner.

The principal functional areas of the Ministry include:

  • Textile Policy & Coordination
  • Man-made Fibre/ Filament Yarn Industry
  • Cotton Textile Industry
  • Jute Industry
  • Silk and Silk Textile Industry
  • Wool & Woollen Industry
  • Decentralised Powerloom Sector
  • Export Promotion
  • Planning & Economic Analysis
  • Integrated Finance Matters
  • Information Technology

Contact Ministry of Textiles

Ministry of Textiles
Room# 235, Udyog Bhawan, New Delhi