PowerTex India scheme

Ministry : Ministry of Textiles

Aims to boost common infrastructure and modernisation of the powerloom sector in the country.


  • PowerTex India scheme comprises new research and development in power loom textiles, new markets, branding, subsidies and welfare schemes for the workers.
  • It has two schemes:
    • Pradhan Mantri Credit Scheme (PMCS) for powerloom weavers and
    • Solar energy scheme (SEC) for powerlooms.
  • PMCS for power looms: Under it, financial assistance, including margin money subsidy and interest reimbursement, will be given as against the credit facility under Pradhan Mantri Mudra Yojana to the decentralised power loom units.
  • SEC for power looms: Under it, financial subsidy for the installation of the Solar Photo Voltaic Plants will be provided to alleviate the problems of power cuts.
  • Government will provide subsidy of 50% to power loom units having maximum eight looms for adopting solar energy for captive use either in grid or off grid system

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