Objectives & Functions


    1. To achieve the production, financial and employment milestones laid out by the Textiles Policy of the state.
    2. To attract investments into the sector, with a thrust on focus sub-sectors.
    3. To increase direct and indirect employment generated by the sector.
    4. To provide an economically conducive, interconnected and growth focused business environment for the development of the sector.
    5. To promote state of art infrastructure and technological upgradation across the sector to reduce costs and improve efficiency.
    6. To increase the processing capacity of raw materials produced in the state.
    7. To promote women empowerment and incorporate gender mainstreaming in the textiles industry by encouraging participation of women at all levels.
    8. To provide support for skill development and capacity building and ensure availability of skilled manpower.
    9. To promote need based and industry focused research, development and innovation in the sector.
    10. To promote environment friendly processes/technologies.
    11. To ensure ease of doing business in the sector and provide a unified platform for existing and potential public and private sector stakeholders.
    12. To promote and develop the technical textile sector in the state.
    13. To preserve, promote and develop the traditional textiles through continued policy support.


    1. Implementing the Integrated and Sustainable Textile Policy 2023 – 28
    2. Disbursing incentives, subsidies and monitoring of operations for the following sub-sectors of the textile industry in Maharashtra:
      1. Ginning and Pressing
      2. Spinning
      3. Powerloom
      4. Handloom
      5. Processing
      6. Knitting,Hosiery and Garmenting
      7. Sericulture
      8. Traditional Textiles
      9. Wool
      10. Non-Conventional Yarn/Fibre and Synthetic
      11. Technical Textiles
    3. Implementing Central and State Government.
    4. Administrative management of the fiel units and various corporations functioning under the Department.
    5. Monitoring the functioning of all textile units.
    6. Progressively achieving paperless offices and introducing suitable Information Technology tools towards process automation.
    7. Proactively providing information for intiatives by the Department through various channels.
    8. Implementing flagship programs in various domains identified from time to time.
    9. Promoting IEC, conferences, workshops, webinars and exhibitions to improve stakeholder participation in the textile sector.