Ministry of Textiles

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Ministry of Textiles
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Ministry overview
JurisdictionGovernment of India
Textile industry, clothing and Handicrafts
HeadquartersUdyog Bhawan, New Delhi
Annual budget7,147.73 crore (US$950 million) (2018-19 est.)[1]
Ministers responsible
Websiteministryoftextiles.gov.in

The Ministry of Textiles is an Indian government national agency responsible for the formulation of policy, planning, development, export promotion and regulation of the textile industry in India. This includes all natural, artificial, and cellulosic fibers that go into the making of textiles, clothing and Handicrafts.

The current Minister of Textiles is Piyush Goyal.[2]

Main functions of the Ministry

  • 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

Organizations

Attached Offices

Subordinate Offices

  • Office of the Textile Commissioner
  • Office of the Jute Commissioner

Public Sector Undertakings (PSUs)[3]

Statutory Bodies[4]

  • Jute Manufacturers Development Council
  • Central Silk Board
  • Textile Committee
  • Commissioner of Payments

Advisory Bodies

  • Development Council for Textile Industry
  • Co-ordination Council for Textile Research Associations
  • Co-ordination Committee of Textiles Export Promotion Council

Autonomous Bodies

Public Institutes

List of Ministers of Textiles

No Portrait Name Term of office Political party Prime Minister
1 Chandrashekhar Singh
(Independent Charge)
30 March 1985 15 November 1985 230 days Indian National Congress Rajiv Gandhi
2 Khurshid Alam Khan
(Independent Charge)
15 November 1985 22 October 1986 341 days
3 Ram Niwas Mirdha (cropped).jpg Ram Niwas Mirdha
(Independent Charge
till 15 February 1988)
22 October 1986 2 December 1989 3 years, 41 days
4 Sharadyadavjdu.jpg Sharad Yadav 6 December 1989 10 November 1990 339 days Janata Dal V. P. Singh
5 The President, Shri Ram Nath Kovind presenting the Outstanding Parliamentarian Award for the year 2014 to Shri Hukmdev Narayan Yadav, at a function, at Parliament House, in New Delhi.JPG Hukmdev Narayan Yadav 21 November 1990 21 June 1991 212 days Samajwadi Janata Party (Rashtriya) Chandra Shekhar
6 Ashok Gehlot 2012.jpg Ashok Gehlot
(Independent Charge)
21 June 1991 18 January 1993 1 year, 211 days Indian National Congress P. V. Narasimha Rao
7 G. Venkat Swamy
(Independent Charge
till 10 February 1995)
18 January 1993 15 September 1995 2 years, 240 days
8 KamalNath.jpg Kamal Nath
(Independent Charge)
15 September 1995 20 February 1996 158 days
(7) G. Venkat Swamy
20 February 1996 16 May 1996 86 days
9 Atal Bihari Vajpayee (cropped).jpg Atal Bihari Vajpayee 16 May 1996 01 June 1996 16 days Bharatiya Janata Party Atal Bihari Vajpayee
10 Deve Gowda BNC.jpg H. D. Deve Gowda 01 June 1996 29 June 1996 28 days Janata Dal H. D. Deve Gowda
I. K. Gujral
11 Jalappa.jpg R. L. Jalappa
(Independent Charge
till 6 July 1996)
29 June 1996 20 January 1998 1 year, 205 days
12 Bolla Bulli Ramaiah
(Independent Charge)
20 January 1998 19 March 1998 58 days Telugu Desam Party I. K. Gujral
13 Kashiram Rana.jpg Kashiram Rana 19 March 1998 24 May 2003 5 years, 66 days Bharatiya Janata Party Atal Bihari Vajpayee
14 The Union Minister for Textiles Shri Syed Shahnawaz Hussain addressing the Press on the forthcoming mega event for showcasing the expertise and capabilities of Indian Fashion Industry, Textiles and Apparel manufacturing.jpg Syed Shahnawaz Hussain 24 May 2003 22 May 2004 364 days
15 Shankersinh vaghela profile.jpg Shankersinh Vaghela 23 May 2004 22 May 2009 4 years, 364 days Indian National Congress Dr. Manmohan Singh
16 Dayanidhi Maran.jpg Dayanidhi Maran 28 May 2009 12 July 2011 2 years, 45 days Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam
17 Anand Sharma - World Economic Forum Annual Meeting 2012.jpg Anand Sharma 19 July 2011 17 June 2013 1 year, 333 days Indian National Congress
18 The Union Minister for Textiles, Dr. Kavuru Sambasiva Rao addressing at the Apparel Export Promotion Council (AEPC) Annual Award Function, in Gurgaon, Haryana on December 10, 2013.jpg Kavuri Samba Siva Rao 17 June 2013 3 April 2014 290 days
(17) Anand Sharma - World Economic Forum Annual Meeting 2012.jpg Anand Sharma 3 April 2014 26 May 2014 53 days
19 Santosh Kumar Gangwar oath as Minister.jpg Santosh Gangwar
(Independent Charge)
26 May 2014 5 July 2016 2 years, 40 days Bharatiya Janata Party Narendra Modi
20 Smriti Z Irani.jpg Smriti Irani 5 July 2016 7 July 2021 5 years, 2 days
21 Piyush Goyal.jpg Piyush Goyal 7 July 2021 Incumbent 101 days

List of Ministers of State

Ministers of State in the Ministry of Textiles
Minister of state Portrait Political party Term Days
Ajay Tamta The Minister of State for Textiles, Shri Ajay Tamta addressing at the inauguration of the 60th India International Garment Fair, in New Delhi on January 17, 2018.jpg Bharatiya Janata Party 5 July 2016 30 May 2019 2 years, 329 days
Darshana Jardosh The Minister of State for Textiles and Railways, Smt. Darshana Vikram Jardosh addressing at the 7th National Handloom Day, in New Delhi on August 07, 2021.jpg 7 July 2021 Incumbent 101 days

National Handlooms & Handicrafts Museum

National Handicrafts and Handlooms Museum, New Delhi[5] was set up at Pragati Maidan, New Delhi under the administrative control of the Ministry of Textiles.[6] The Museum is a structured village complex consisting of 15 structures representing village dwellings, courtyards and shrines from different states spread over an area of 5 hectares. The museum collection contains about 20,000 most rare and distinctive pieces reflecting the continuing tradition of Indian craftsmen.[7]

References

  1. ^ "Budget data" (PDF). www.indiabudget.gov.in. 2019. Archived from the original (PDF) on 4 March 2018. Retrieved 15 September 2018.
  2. ^ Desk, Internet (5 July 2016). "Javdekar gets HRD, Irani shifted to Textiles" – via www.thehindu.com.
  3. ^ "Public Sector Undertakings". Ministry of Textiles. Archived from the original on 22 February 2014. Retrieved 16 September 2013.
  4. ^ "STATUTORY BODIES". Ministry of Textiles. Archived from the original on 22 February 2014. Retrieved 16 September 2013.
  5. ^ "National Handicrafts and Handlooms Museum". Archived from the original on 19 June 2009. Retrieved 12 April 2007.
  6. ^ "National Handlooms & Handicrafts Museum (NHHM)". Ministry of Textiles. Retrieved 16 September 2013.[permanent dead link]
  7. ^ "Artisans Community stories in India". Golden Era Royal Group.

External links

  • Ministry of Textiles - Official website