In order for the textile industry to achieve its goal of becoming a $300 bn market by 2025, there is a need for supportive policy, and public-private partnership, especially in areas like research and development (R&D), an apex textile industry body said.x

“Through policy measures by the government in partnership with the industry, India could achieve $80 bn textile and apparel exports at an annual growth of 9 per cent. The overall market is expected to grow at 11 per cent annually to reach $220 bn by 2025,” according to a white-paper representation released at the ‘9th Asian Textile Conference (ATEXCON)’.