Director of Handlooms and Textiles C. Munianathan on Monday inspected the site for the proposed textile park at Padalur in Perambalur district on Monday.
The district administration has already handed over the site, measuring about 100 acres in Padalur and Irur villages in Alathur taluk, to SIPCOT.
Former Chief Minister Jayalalithaa had announced in a conference of District Collectors in 2012 that a textile park would be established in Perambalur district off Chennai-Tiruchi National Highway.
Accompanied by district officials, Mr. Munianathan inspected the site and reviewed the facilities. He also inspected the common facility centre and a private manufacturing unit. He also interacted with a few entrepreneurs. He later held discussions on works related to the edpark with Collector V. Santha and other officials.