Ø CMAI ON TARGET TO TRAIN 35,000 TRAINEES BY 31ST MARCH 2017
Ø CMAI SUCCEEDS IN REMOVING OF READYMADE GARMENTS SOLD IN LOOSE FORM, FROM THE RULES OF PACKAGED COMMODITIES ACT.
The 64th National Garment Fair, Organized by The Clothing Manufacturers Association of India (CMAI) will be held on 30th & 31th January 2017 at Bombay Exhibition Centre, NSE Complex, Goregaon (E), Mumbai.
Mr Rahul Mehta, President, CMAI, said, “Despite Demonetization, the 64th NGF has over 260 Stalls showcasing over 300 Brands under one roof. It is estimated that nearly 12,000 Retailers will visit the Fair across Two Days.” Besides Spot Registration, Retailers & Trade Visitors can also Register Online on www.cmai.in , he added.
The Exhibitors at the Fair will exhibit a wide range of Men’s wear, Women’s wear, Kids’ wear, Ethnic wear, Intimate wear, Sportswear etc. showcasing their Spring –Summer 2017 Collection.
CMAI’s Apparel Training Centers
CMAI is one of the Lead Implementing Agencies Under Component II of the Integrated Skill Development Scheme (ISID) of the Ministry of Textiles, Govt of India to Impart Training to 35,000 Trainees by March 31, 2017. CMAI has, so far, trained 32,145 Trainees and placed 25,336 Trainees in the Industry as on 27th Jan 2017,
Packaged Commodities Act
CMAI has succeeded in persuading the Government of India to Remove Readymade Garments, Sold in loose form, from the Rules of Packaged Commodities Act. This huge step which will go a long way in Increasing the ease of doing Business in the Apparel Indusrty.
Size of the Indian Apparel Industry
The Total Size of Indian Apparel Industry is estimated to be around Rs 2, 50,000 Crores for the Domestic Market. Out of this, Organized Market is Rs 74,250 Crore (30%) whereas Unorganized Market is Rs 1,75,750 Crore (70%). Mr Rahul Mehta stated that the Indian Domestic Apparel Industry’s size is estimated to double within next 7 years. In the year 2015-16, India’s Garment Export was US $16.80 Billion. It is expected to reach US $ 20 Billion during the current fiscal.