New Delhi, Feb 1 In order to boost the apparel and made-ups sector, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Thursday said the government has outlayed Rs 7,148 crore for the textile sector in 2018-19.

"The government approved a comprehensive textile package of Rs 6,000 crore in 2016 to boost the apparel and made-up segment," Jaitley said in his Union Budget speech here.

"I now propose an outlay of Rs 7,148 crore for textile sector in 2018-19," he said.