The much-awaited Union Budget 2018-19, was presented by the Union Finance Minister of India, Arun Jaitely in the Parliament recently. Textile and apparel industry was hoping for some good announcements as this sector is claimed to be the most affected ones due to Demonetisation and GST implementation and the Budget has not disappointed them. In fact many of the apparel and textiles associations heads in India have termed this year’s Budget as positive, pragmatic, and growth oriented for the industry. Given below are the reactions of the leading apparel and textile associations in India over the same.