Against the backdrop of increasing input costs and shortages in the post lockdown period, The National Committee on Textiles and Clothing (NCTC) convened a meeting of all the stakeholders across the textile value chain on March 12, 2021 and launched a Helpline Portal” i.e., http://citiindia.org/yarn-form/form/form.php, at Confederation of Indian Textile Industry (CITI), Mr. T. Rajkumar, Coordinator, NCTC and Chairman of CITI, has stated that NCTC has launched a Helpline Portal” so that the fabric manufacturers having yarn shortage and also reporting irregular supply of yarn can post the details 24 x 7 on CITI’s dedicated web portal i.e., http://citiindia.org/yarn-form/form/form.php, designed for the purpose. He said that CITI Secretariat would also pass on the information to the respective Textile Associations / Export Promotion Councils to advise their members to post the details of non-availability/short supplies of Yarn so as to find solutions.
T. Rajkumar also stated that since the proposed system would enable direct buyer-seller contact, it would also curb speculations, hoardings, etc., thereby speedily resolving the above issue.
He has also appealed to all the stakeholders in the textile value chain to take advantage of the online service system and find solutions in a constructive manner.
Appealing to the spinning mills to extend their full cooperation to the downstream sectors, said also wanted them to honour their commitments at the committed price and also make efforts to maintain stability in the yarn prices.