Pradhan Mantri Mitra Parks Scheme
LOK SABHA
UNSTARRED QUESTION NO. 3387
TO BE ANSWERED ON 23.03.2022

PM MITRA PARKS SCHEME 

3387. SHRIMATI APARAJITA SARANGI:

Will the Minister of TEXTILES वस्त्र मंत्री be pleased to state 

(a) whether the Government has finalised the sites for the PM Mitra parks scheme;

(b) if so, the details thereof and if not, the details of the applications received and the timeline for the decision;

PM MITRA PARKS SCHEME

(c) the details of the parameters upon which the sites will be chosen;

(d) the funds allocated and utilised for the scheme till now; and

(e) the details of the benefits these parks will bring to the country and States in terms of employment, revenue generation, quality enhancement, resources, etc?

उत्तर ANSWER
वस्त्र राज्य मंत्री THE MINISTER OF STATE FOR TEXTILES

(SMT. DARSHANA JARDOSH)

(a) & (b): The Government has approved setting up of 7 (Seven) PM Mega Integrated Textile Region and Apparel (PM MITRA) Parks in Greenfield/Brownfield sites to develop world class infrastructure including plug and play facility with an outlay of Rs.4445 Crore for a period of seven years upto 2027-28. All State Governments were requested to send proposal alongwith Preliminary Project Report to the Ministry for consideration. The last date for submission of proposals was 15th March 2022.

A total of 17 Preliminary Project Proposals have been received from State Governments. The proposals are under scrutiny for consideration by Project Approval Committee. The details of the proposals received in the Ministry are as under: -

S.No.

Name of the State

No. of proposals (proposed site)

1

Karanataka

2(Two) - (i) Vijaypura, (ii) Gulberga

2

Andhra Pradesh

Kadapa

3

Rajasthan

Jodhpur

4

Odisha

Ganjam

5

Gujarat

Navsari

6

Madhya Pradesh

4(Four) (i) Ratlam, (ii) Devas, (iii) Dhar &

(iv) Katni

7

Telangana

Warangal

8

Punjab

Ludhiana

9

Chhattisgarh

Mahasamud

10

Uttar Pradesh

Luck now/Hardoi

11

Bihar

West Champaran

12

Tamil Nadu

Virudhnagar

13

Maharashtra

Amravati

(c): The parameters devised for selection of sites for PM MITRA Parks are:-

S. No.

Parameters

Weightage (in percentage)

1

Connectivity to the site

25%

2

Existing Ecosystem for Textiles

25%

3

Availability of Utilities Services at Site

20%

4

State Industrial /Textile Policy

20%

5

Environmental & Social Impact

10%


(d):     Since, no PM MITRA Parks have been finalized yet, no funds could be utilized.

(e): The Scheme focuses on development of a large area which is envisaged to become a fertile ground for carrying out textile sector business activities by all the players of entire textile value chain. It is expected to generate 1 lakh direct and 2 lakh indirect jobs per PM MITRA Parks benefiting the area and its citizenry where it is located. There is also a provision for social infrastructure. This will ultimately enhance the overall income and uplift the quality of life of all textile workers associated with the PM MITRA Park.


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