The primary objective of the IPDS (Integrated Textile Processing Development) is to facilitate the textile industry to become globally competitive using environmentally friendly processing standards and technology. The scheme would facilitate the textile units to meet the required environmental standards. The IPDS would create new processing parks as well as support the upgradation of existing processing clusters specifically in the area of water and waste water management as also to promote research and development for a cleaner technology in the processing sector. The concept was in the news recently. To know why it was in the news click the above link titled ‘Related News’.