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Support Sought To Make Tirupur Cluster ‘0’ Defect

To achieve their vision on making the cluster a ‘zero defect textile manufacturing hub’ in India Tirupur apparel exporters sought government support for a one-time intervention. Tirupur Exporters’ Association president Raja M Shanmugham recalling Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s call for making Indian manufacturing sector “zero defect and zero effect”,said that Tirupur industrial cluster is best suited to implement the initiative. Knitwear fashion institute NIFT-TEA, is already involved in running several…
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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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TN Govt Urged To Announce Textile Policy

The Indian Texpreneurs Federation (ITF) has urged the Tamil Nadu government to introduce a three-year textile policy to support the industry. Since the state has a robust eco-system for manufacturing textiles and garments, the government should introduce a policy to help sustain as well as improve the existing production units in the state. States like Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Gujarat and Telangana already have such policies, which are bringing investments there.…
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Amazon US Sells Tantuja Sari Globally

The online shopping portal Amazon-US has decided to market West Bengal’s Tantuja handloom saris and other products to ensure a global market for the items after the Amazon India and Flipkart which have already started marketing the iconic saris for sometime back. West Bengal, MSME, handloom and textiles minister Swapan Debnath said that Amazon-United States will sell Tantuja sari which is a new initiative to market the product in the…
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Sewing Machine Training Centre At Telangana

Telangana IT minister, K T Rama Rao has inaugurated Juki Sewing Machine Training Centre at Textile Park in Sircilla District of the state. About 200 women will be given training at the centre through 40 sewing machines set up there. The minister also asked the officials concerned to arrange some more machines so that more women could be trained and urged the women to utilize this opportunity to fullest. The…
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Government Trademark For Handmade Carpets

The centre is developing standards and a trademark to reinforce India’s position as the top source of handmade carpets and ensure that products comply with quality benchmarks. It is for creating a brand for Indian handmade carpets along the lines of Australia’s Woolmark, which is a guarantee of the highest quality of wool. “We are working on a brand… a trademark that will ensure that the products comply with the…
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