Minister of State for Textiles, Ajay Tamta, recently said that the Centre has taken several steps to improve textile and apparel exports. In a written reply in the Rajya Sabha Ajay Tamta said the government has enhanced rates of Merchandise Exports from India Scheme (MEIS) from 2 per cent to 4 per cent for apparel and made-ups with effect from 1st November 2017. He added that the government has also revised post-GST rates of Rebate of State Levies (RoSL) Scheme implemented from 1st October 2017 and exempted IGST on import under Advance Authorization and Export Promotion Capital Goods Scheme.