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Industrialists to invest in Warangal Textile Park

The Telangana is trying to woo investors to the mega textile park in Warangal, which is coming up on 2,000 acres with a potential of creating a large-scale employment. Around 1,200 acres have been earmarked in the first phase of development where at least ten industrialists from Tirupur have committed to invest there, state’s minister for industry and commerce, Mr. K T Rao said. The vision is to have a…
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KVIC bags huge orders from Govt in last 6 months

The Khadi and Village Industries Commission (KVIC) has bagged orders running into crores of rupees for supply of Khadi items from private sector as well as government agencies including hospitals and railways during the past six months, according to commission sources. Major orders include supply of goods to 23 central government hospitals (Rs 150 crore), ONGC (Rs 52 crore), railways (Rs 42 crore), Air India (Rs 11 crore) and JK White Cement (Rs 17 lakh),…
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AP signs 12 MoUs for setting up Textile Units

To push the entrepreneurs of textile sector in a big way, Andhra Pradesh government exorted manufacturers  to make best use of the benefits offered by the state and as well as the special textile package announced by the centre in the budget for setting up more textile units. Speaking with entrepreneurs at an interaction session, K. Srikanth Prabhakar, the joint director in the office of the Commissioner of Handlooms and…
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Smriti Irani to chair Stakeholders’ Meeting of Silk Industry

The Ministry of Textiles is organizing a Silk Industry Stakeholders Meet on 10th February, 2017 in New Delhi, to discuss various issues related to the development of Indian silk industry. The Union Textiles Minister Smt. Smriti Zubin Irani will preside over the meeting. Minister of State, Textiles, Shri Ajay Tamta; Secretary, Textiles, Smt. Rashmi Verma and Chairman, Central Silk Board, Shri Hanumantharayappa will grace the occasion. The Union Finance Minister, Shri…
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Trade Center established in Varanasi to Promote Handloom Products

To develop and promote handloom products, the Trade Facilitation Centre and Crafts Museum (TFC&CM) is being set up at Varanasi to carry forward the rich tradition of handlooms of Varanasi. The first phase of the centre consisting of crafts museum, entrance plaza and shopping arcade was inaugurated in December, said Union textiles minister Smriti Irani. In the Budget 2014-15, Rs 300-crore project was announced by the government as a welfare…
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Govt. has taken Steps for the development of Sericulture

Government through Central Silk Board (CSB) had implemented a Centrally Sponsored Scheme viz. ‘Catalytic Development Programme’(CDP) in various states during XII Plan period (upto 2014-15), to synergize and disseminate technologies & innovations developed by R&D units of CSB. The objective under the scheme was to incentivize investment among stakeholders to enhance production, productivity and quality of silk. The components under the CDP envisaged strengthening and creation of silkworm seed infrastructure,…
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