The cluster had on Thursday composed a letter to MSME and Export Output Division Principal Secretary Navneet Sehgal in search of facilitation in arranging work drive which has migrated to other elements of the country.
“Sir, you are knowledgeable that Noida (Gautam Buddh Nagar) is a properly-recognised readymade garment hub of the country. Noida cluster by yourself has around 3,000 readymade garment production-cum export units which are in procedure and at present using close to 10 lakh personnel,” NAEC president Lalit Thukral explained.
“Through these units our associates export readymade clothes truly worth Rs eighteen,000 crore to Rs twenty,000 crore each year and whose credit rating goes not only to our work drive but also to the community administration, the authorities of UP and the main minister, who have normally stood by us and supported us,” he wrote in the letter.
Thukral explained that thanks to the COVID-19 pandemic, the procedure of these units and production of readymade clothes has stopped but at the same time the NAEC appreciates the government’s transfer to restart these units.
“I wish to convey to your form awareness a issue of problem for us that readymade garment units in Noida are not able to resume the functions since of absence of manpower, even with the UP authorities get letting restarting of the production units. We are struggling with serious challenge thanks to scarcity of manpower/personnel thanks to their migration to their native areas,” he explained.
“The Noida RMG cluster right away needs two lakh personnel as tailors and supporting hand and this prerequisite will further more increase to three lakh in the up coming quarter and four lakh soon thereafter,” he added.
He also explained that a mega apparel park is soon coming up along the Yamuna Expressways and would residence 150 readymade garment units.
These units would employ yet another 5 lakh personnel in a brief time, he added.
“As a result on behalf of associates in NAEC, I ask for you to kindly initiate and aid the method of offering two lakh workforce to our member units at the earliest, which will empower us to operate ordinarily and we will right away make arrangements to deploy them in readymade garment units in Noida area,” Thukral explained in the letter.