FSMMIPA

ፌዴራል አነስተኛና መካከለኛ ማኑፋክቸሪንግ ኢንዱስትሪ ማስፋፊያ ባለሥልጣን

Federal Small & Medium Manufacturing Industry Promotion Authority

Duties and Responsibilities of Textile and Clothing Directorate

The textile and garment directorate shall be accountable for the manufacturing development sector d/director general having the following powers and duties:

1. Shall enforce the proper observers of laws and regulations adopted to facilitate the development of textile and clothing small and medium textile and clothing industries, evaluate, monitor the performance in this regard and takes corrected measures.

2. Shall prepare plan, alternative projects in order to make small and medium textile and clothing industries efficient and productive based on the government strategies and the growth and transformation plan in addition to taking the necessary corrected measures.

3. Shall coordinate the design and adoption of supportive frameworks that facilitate the development of small and medium textile and clothing industries.

4. Shall work based on various studies & researches towards creating favorable conditions in order to make small and medium textile and clothing industries competitive and efficient and shall recommend solutions to mitigate the challenges and bottlenecks of the sector and shall monitor the enforcement of such resolutions when approved.

5. Shall undertake investment promotion works in order to attract investors to be engaged in small and medium textile and clothing industries.

6. Shall collect, analyze and organize the data and information relevant to small and medium textile and clothing industries and ensures such information is used efficiently small and medium textile and clothing industries.

7. Shall build the capacity of regional institutions that support and coordinates small and medium textile and clothing industries development.

8. Shall create value chain in the manufacturing sector and monitor the delivery of training, finance support and technological input from supportive institutions to small and medium textile and clothing industries according to their need.

9. Shall identify best practices that could support the facilitation and management of small and medium textile and clothing industries development, and shall distribute such practices.

10. Shall support the creation of small and medium textile and clothing industries unions.

11. Shall ensure preparation of portfolio and feasibility studies that are beneficial to small and medium textile and clothing industries development in addition to collecting and analyzing information related with the same. And shall take over the distribution for those are indeed.

12. Shall organize regional small and medium textile and clothing industries in industrial cluster development and shall provide the necessary support in order of the clusters and market centers to be engaged with full infrastructure and capacity building in such industrial clusters and villages.

13. Shall facilitate support from universities, training institutions, technique and vocational education centers to be provided to small and medium textile and clothing industries in industrial and shall monitor such supports adequately provided. 

14. Shall collaborate in undertaking research and development, technology transfer, infrastructure development and other capacity building activities.

15. Shall ensure the introduction of incentive, recognition and award system based on study conducted in order to motivate the competency of small and medium textile and clothing industries in industrial and ensures the implementation of such system.

16. Shall coordinate the participation in foreign exhibitions, panel discussions and workshops in addition to organizing such forums locally in order to for small and medium textile and clothing industries to promote in advertise their products and technologies as well as share experiences from other organizations and sectors.

17. Shall support the certification and issuance of competency assurance and standard certificates to small and medium textile and clothing industries in industrial.

18. Shall facilitate conditions to create relationship with local and international private and governmental institutions with the same objective and operation like small and medium textile and clothing industries in industrial in order to elevate the quality of product offered by the sector.

19. Shall ensure support is provided to small and medium textile and clothing industries in industrial who are accountable for the ministry.

20. Shall design joint plan with institutions having similar objective and purpose in order to facilitate creation of chain for small and medium textile and clothing industries in industrial with heavy industries in addition to creating product chain as well as monitoring the performance in this regard.

21. Shall facilitate, coordinate and monitor delivery of technical and training support to small and medium textile and clothing industries in industrial from education and training institutions, sector institutions and universities.

22. Shall coordinate private and governmental institution support locally and internationally to small and medium textile and clothing industries in industrial.

23. Shall undertake research and study towards creating opportunities for small and medium textile and clothing industries in industrial to export their products abroad and shall monitor the performance of the plan adopted in this regard in addition to undertaking monitoring and evaluation.

24. Shall ensure small and medium textile and clothing industries in industrial are provided with the necessary support and assistance in the legal aspect in order to build their capacity.

25. Shall lead the experts under the textile and clothing directorate; coordinate, monitor, follow up, evaluate and measure their performance and takes corrective measures as determined necessary.

26. Shall undertake other related duties to achieve the goals of the agency.