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Modern Treatment Scheme Designed By NITRA

The Northern India Textile Research Association (NITRA) has designed the Common Effluent Treatment Plant (CETP) and a modern treatment scheme integrated with water reclamation for the plant at Ajrakhpur in Gujarat, foundation of which was laid by textiles minister Smriti Irani. The 150 KLD CETP project has been assigned to NITRA for implementation by ministry of textiles through Handicrafts Mega Cluster Mission (HMCM). The project will lead to capacity enhancement…
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Prosperity With Traditional Way In Meghalaya

Sericulture and Weaving are the two most important cottage based, eco-friendly industries in the rural areas of Meghalaya. In the absence of a textile industry, Sericulture and Weaving plays an important role for the production of Silk fabrics and hand woven fabrics of ethnic designs in this state of rich heritage and cultural ethos. The sericulture weavers of Meghalaya are on the route to prosperity going by the traditional way…
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Curtain Raiser Event Of Textiles India ’17

Textiles minister, Smriti Zubin Irani and minister of state for textile, Ajay Tamta, presented a curtain raiser event of ‘Textiles India 2017’, the first ever global B2B textile and handicrafts fair in India at Crafts Museum in New Delhi, yesterday. Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate the Textile India scheduled to be held at Gandhinagar in Gujarat from June 30. Speaking on the occasion, Irani said that the spectrum of…
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Effort To Increase Use Of Tech.Textile

Technical textiles, a thrust area for the government because of the value addition involved is all set for demand taking off for products such as geo and agro textiles, Textile Commissioner Kavita Gupta said. It can be used in infrastructure projects, including ports, roads, and railways, and in sectors such as agriculture. Geo textiles, for example, are permeable fabrics that are used in association with soil and which have the…
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MoU For SC Handloom Weavers

The National Scheduled Castes Finance and Development Corporation (NSFDC) and Development Commissioner (handlooms) have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to help scheduled caste (SC) weavers and their families by promoting production and marketing of high value quality handlooms products at block level cluster in various states. MoU was signed in the presence of union minister of social justice & empowerment Thaawarchand Gehlot and union textile minister Smriti Irani. Handlooms…
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Direct Subsidy To Weavers In Telangana

Telangana handloom and textile minister, KT Rama Rao has asked officials to formulate a handloom directory containing the details of the weavers' condition in the state. He said that policies should be made to directly give subsidy benefits to handloom weavers. This could be made available to them by linking their Aadhaar and biometric identities. Rao said at a review meeting with concerned officials that chief minister K Chandrasekhar Rao…
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