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Irani’s Twitter Route To Promote Cotton Industry

Textile minister Smriti Irani has initiated a new Twitter campaign to promote cotton in the country urging twitteratis to join the movement and post pictures with cotton wearables. Celebrating the cotton industry, Irani tweeted a picture of herself in a cotton saree and encouraged others to share their #CottonIsCool looks as well. She began the campaign by tweeting that India is among the largest cotton producing countries in the world,…
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Programmes On Quality By Textiles Committee & QTEC

Textiles Committee, under the ministry of textiles, and the Japan Textile Products Quality and Technology Centre (QTEC) are organising Industry Capacity Building Programmes (CBP) across nine centres in India. The CBP involves presentation by the Japanese experts for improving quality of Indian textiles. Nine centres include Bangalore, Coimbatore, Chennai, Kolkata, Ahmedabad, Ludhiana, Varanasi, Mumbai and New Delhi. The programme which began on May 9 will culminate on May 18 with…
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Rudy Launches Two Skill Development Schemes In MP

Union minister of states for skill development and entrepreneurship, Rajiv Pratap Rudy today launched Mukhyamantri Koshal Samvardhan Yojana and Mukhyamantri Koshailya Yojana in Madhya Pradesh in presence of the state's chief minister Shivraj Singh Chauhan. Launched under MP Skill Mission, the schemes will have the provision to train three lakh youths every year. Chief minister, on the occasion said skill development is the need of the hour which will make…
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Irani Urges To Participate In Textiles India ’17

Textiles minister Smriti Zubin Irani has appealed to the textile entrepreneurs to participate in the mega event Textiles India-2017 to be organised in Gandhinagar, Gujarat from June 30. At the recently conducted roadshow of the event at Panipat, Irani highlighted the fact that only textile industry has recorded an increase of 20 per cent in the last five years, while the handloom industry is presently estimated worth approximately Rs. 37,000…
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Textiles Minister Inaugurates The National Workshop

Textiles minister Smriti Zubin Irani inaugurated a two-day long national workshop on ‘Promotion of Unique Textiles and Handicrafts Geographical Indication (GI) and Post-GI Initiatives’ being organised under the aegis of the ministry of textiles in New Delhi. Irani was also accompanied by state textile minister, Ajay Tamta. The minister highlighted the importance of building consumer awareness on this matter, while addressing the inaugural session. The GI tag helps not only…
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Tirupur Model Sought By Odisha & Telangana

To replicate some of the successes of the Tirupur cluster of garment units, the officials of Telangana and Odisha have appealed to big garment units such as Dollar, Lux and Rupa to invest in their respective states. According to sources, officials from Odisha textile handloom industries department recently made a visit to Tirupur to have a first-hand information and the cluster’s successful operation over the years. The Odisha government, which…
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