According FICCI ,
diversify Indian Textile export and domestic market; encourage consolidation of SME enterprises; encourage maximum value addition in the country; deepening fibre consumption of India; building of 20 global brands of India; promote manufacturing of high-tech fibres and technical textiles; encouraging energy efficient and emission reduction technologies; increased indigenisation of textile equipments and increased technological support, FICCI said. The need for such a new policy arises in the wake of changing global economic scenario in which a number of countries like Vietnam, Bangladesh, Pakistan, Turkey etc are giving fierce competition to Indian textiles and also to provide inherent strength to the industry, FICCI pointed-out. Also, some of these countries have introduced ambitious textiles policies last year only. FICCI said that there is a need to infuse confidence, through policy, in the industry which has suffered the most because of economic crisis and rupee appreciation in the past.