- Shri Narendra Modi has given special attention to the Ministry of Textiles, with special focus on states in the North Eastern Region.
- The Apparel and Garment Making Centres are being opened in every state in the region, as part of the landmark initiative announced by the PM in Nagaland, on 1st December, 2014.
- Work on such a Centre for Nagaland has already begun, after the foundation stone was laid by the Union Textiles Minister, on 24th February, 2015. The Minister laid the foundation stone for an Apparel and Garment Making Centre in Manipur on 24th March, 2015, in Sikkim on 25th March, 2015, and in Arunachal Pradesh on 16th April, 2015.
- In his address, Hon’ble Chief Minister of Assam said that geotextiles will be very useful for Assam. Assuring the support of the state, the CM said that this initiative is a very good beginning.