The Department of Textile, Government of Maharashtra comes under the aegis of Cooperation, Marketing, and Textile Department and is responsible for the development and promotion of the textile industry in the State. The Department plays a significant role in implementing schemes and programs that have helped improve the quality of textile products in Maharashtra and create employment opportunities in the industry. The Department is committed to further developing the textile industry in Maharashtra with a strong presence of both traditional and modern textile sub-sectors and aims to make the state a global hub for textiles.
The Department is assisted by its field offices, namely the Commissionerate of Textiles and Directorate of Sericulture located in Nagpur. There are three Corporations namely Maharashtra State Textiles Corporation, Maharashtra State Powerloom Corporation, and Maharashtra State Handloom Corporation that play an important role in the development of the textile industry in Maharashtra. Additionally, Maharashtra State Co-operative Textile Federation Ltd was established to act as a connect between the Department and industry.
The textile industry is a major driver of economic growth in Maharashtra, and it is expected to continue to grow in the coming years. The state government is committed to support the growth of the industry and has put in place several policy initiatives to help its beneficiaries remain competitive in the global market.