The Rs. 6,000 cr special package announced in 2016 for textiles and apparel sector was a step in the right direction, as per the findings of an AEPC survey conducted to gauge the impact of the Special Package. The Special Package for textiles has not only boosted exports but has also helped in increasing the investments. As per the AEPC survey, the Special Package had generated additional investment of around Rs. 2,500 cr. and additional employment of around a lakh in the first twelve months of the roll out.