Patna: Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Tuesday urged Raymonds Ltd to set up a garment unit in Bihar and said that his government has identified land for the garment industry.

Speaking after inaugurating a tailoring training centre at the ITI premise in Digha set up by Raymond Ltd, Kumar urged its managing director Gautam Singhania, who was present, to set up a garment unit on land identifies for it.

He said that the state has the resources in the garment sector at a number of places like Bhagalpur, Supaul and other districts being producers of mulberry silk and silk yarn.

"It will give a boost to the silk producers if private investors set up garment units in the state and use local yarn for largescale production, the chief minister said.


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