Tamil Nadu, Tirupur: Tiruppur Tirupur dyeing industry has been in bad shape ever since the court ordered to closure of all dyeing units and bleaching units, in concern of the Environment issue arising due to it. As per the order by the court Zero Liquid Discharge (ZLD) must be strictly implemented.
In order to revive the dyeing industry, the Central Government of India has sanctioned Rs 200 Crores to the Tirupur Dyeing industry, which was on the verge of closure due to severe financial crisis on account of their huge investments in the first ever ZLD projects in the country.
After taking into cognizance of the problem of the dyeing industry in Tirupur and on recommendation of the Ministry of Textiles. The Ministry of Finance has sanctioned Rs 200 Crores to the Tamil Nadu State Government for the 18 Common Effluent Treatment Plants (CETP) as an interest free loan, which later will be converted into grant based on the performance of the CETPs.
Tiruppur or Tirupur is a city in the Kongu Nadu region of the Indian state of Tamil Nadu. Tiruppur or Tirupur is better known as the knitwear capital of India as it accounts for 90% of India's cotton knitwear export
There are more than 450 dyeing units, in Tiruppur and The move will greatly help ailing CETPs and to recover from the financial crisis, This will help them to a complete the project to achieve 100% capacity utilization.
More than 450 dyeing units in Tiruppur Dyeing Industry had collectively set up 18 Zero Liquid Discharge (ZLD) enabled Common Effluent plants (CETPs) with a total cost of Rs 1013 cr. The project was setup on global standard and appreciated by the environmentalist and processing industry worldwide. However since being the first project of its kind the project had several technical challenges, mainly the cost overrun which put them into financial crisis.
Tamil Nadu, Tirupur is a major hub of the textile processing and knitting industry providing employment to over 5 lakh person. It contributes 22% of the total garment export of the country. If the processing industry is closed it could hit the entire garmenting sector in the region.
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