Textile Skill CentreThe union cabinet has approved proposal put forward by Harsimrat Kaur Badal, Bathinda MP and union food processing industries minister for opening of two textile skill centres in Malwa region. One such centre would come up in a rural area of Bathinda and the other in Mansa.

Bathinda is known as cotton belt and the centre wants to develop it as textile hub and opening of skill centres is the first step, the minister said.

The textile ministry has approved opening of two textile skill centres in the region where 16,000 girls would be provided training in various vocations. These girls would also be provided jobs in the upcoming textiles park to be set up in Bathinda on completion of training.

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