India has released rs. 6,717.18 cr under the Amended Technology Upgradation Fund Scheme (ATUFS) between fiscals 2015-16 and 2019-20, Textiles Minister Smriti Irani informed parliament upper house recently. “A total of 9,641 applications, covering employment of 2.86 lakh persons and investment of rs. 40,026.5 cr submitted by textile units, have been issued…till January 2020,” she said.