The Amended Technology Upgradation Fund Scheme (ATUFS) has been notified by the Ministry of Textiles, Government of India, vide Resolution No.6/5/2015-TUFS dated 13.01.2016 and revised vide Resolution No.6/5/2015-TUFS dated 02.08.2018.
The objective of the ATUFS is to promote ease of doing business and achieve the vision of generating employment and promoting exports through “Make in India” with “Zero effect and Zero defect” in manufacturing, the Government decided to provide credit linked Capital Investment Subsidy (CIS) under Amended Technology Upgradation Fund Scheme (ATUFS) . The ATUFS will be implemented from 13.01.2016 to 31.03.2022 which will provide one time capital subsidy for investments in the employment and technology intensive segments of the textile value chain, keeping in view promotion of exports and imports substitution. The scheme will be credit linked and projects for technology upgradation covered by a prescribed limit of term loan sanctioned by the lending agencies will only be eligible for grant of benefit under ATUFS. It will also indirectly promote investment in textile machinery (having benchmarked technology) manufacturing.