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Centre To Release Strategy Paper On Textile Exports

Union commerce ministry will soon release a strategy paper mentioning the ways to increase competitiveness of textiles in export markets. The competitiveness of Indian textiles in global markets is decreasing, while countries like Sri Lanka and Turkey are becoming more competitive in this sector, a senior official from the ministry said. The move to unveil a strategy paper is important as textiles account for more than 10 per cent of…
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Online American Brand Ties Up With India Post

American Swan, an online fashion brand has made its products more accessible to customers by tying up with India Post Delivery Service to offer a wider reach to over 20,000 PIN codes across India. The tie-up with India Post, which has an unparalleled pan-India reach, will enable them to provide customers, easy access to its men's and women's apparel, accessories and footwear, CEO Anurag Rajpal said. "With the size of…
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E-Commerce Portal By Aditya Birla Group

Aditya Birla Group will start an e-commerce website for Pantaloons department store in the coming weeks to explore the booming e-commerce business in the country. "In the coming weeks, consumers will be able to buy our products through pantaloons. com," companys chief executive, Shital Mehta said. While Aditya Birla announced the acquisition of Pantaloons from Kishore Biyani about three years ago for Rs 1,600 crore, the chain only came into…
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Carpet Expo Begins Today

Carpet Export Promotion Council is organizing the 29th Edition of India Carpet Expo at Pragati Maidan, New Delhi today under the aegis of the Centre. Textile minister Santosh Kumar Gangwar will inaugurate the four-day Expo in presence of textile secretary, Sanjay Kumar Panda. The Expo aims to promote the cultural heritage and weaving skills of Indian hand-made carpets and other floor coverings amongst the visiting overseas carpet buyers. It is an…
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Textiles Technical Training Begins Today

The Textiles Technical Training Institute (TTTI), set up jointly by the Southern India Mills' Association (SIMA) and PSG institutions exclusively for training workers, is all set to commence from today. The textile industry has been facing acute shortage of labour and more so the technicians, both mechanical maintenance, electrical and electronics maintenance, SIMA chairman, T Rajkumar has said. He said the textile projects particularly weaving and spinning have become highly…
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TEA Hails Allocation Of Rs. 150 Crore For Skill Development

Tripura Exporters Association (TEA) has welcomed the Tamil Nadu government's decisions to unveil the special packages to micro, small and medium enterprises (MSME) sector with an allocation of Rs. crore for the year 2015-16 saying that these would help to stimulate and boost the MSME sector. Giving his reaction to the budget proposals placed at the state assembly today by the chief minister, Thiru O. Panneerselvam, TEA President, Mr. A.…
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