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Textiles Sector likely to touch 250 Bn US$ by 2020

Associated Chamber Of Commerce (Assocham) together with Resurgent has pointed out that India's textiles sector is likely to touch 250 billion US Dollar in the subsequent two years from the current level of 150 billion US Dollar. It is observed that textile and apparel sector is the second largest employment provider in the country after agriculture and employed nearly 51 million people directly and 68 million people indirectly in 2015-16.…
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Stakeholders’ consultation on Exports by Suresh Prabhu

The Commerce & Industry Minister Suresh Prabhu today held a Stakeholders’ Consultation with leading Exporters, Export Promotion Councils, Associations and Local Chambers with a view to give a fillip to the export sector. The Minister for Textiles and Information and Broadcasting, Smt. Smriti Zubin Irani, and the Minister of State for Commerce & Industry, Shri C R Chaudhary, the Commerce Secretary, the Secretary, Department of Industrial Policy & Promotion and…
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Textiles Ministry Aims To Boost Handloom & Handicraft Sectors

As various sectors in India have seen a decline in shipments, handloom and handicrafts sector has continued to grow at 17 per cent this year in its exports with the result of which the textiles ministry is eyeing for global niche markets to further boost the exports of these domestic segments. “There is a huge scope for promoting Indian handloom and handicraft products in the niche markets world over,” Rashmi…
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Govt Preparing Plan to Converge Efforts & Promote Handicrafts

The government is planning to promote tribal and as well as community handicrafts through converging efforts of two ministries, the textiles ministry and the tribal welfare ministry. This will ensure that the uniqueness of their handicrafts is marketed, make them understand the kind of opportunity the market has to offer among many other benefits. According to a report, this was informed by the union minister of textiles, Smriti Irani at…
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Awareness Marathon By ATDC

To spread awareness regarding the  skill development to empower the youth, ‘Run for Skills’, marathon was organised by Apparel Training & Design Centre (ATDC). The marathon started from ATDC Noida and culminated at the same location, covering major parts of the city. The event was put together to move one step closer to achieving the dream of ‘Skilled India’. Darlie Koshy CEO, ATDC said “As a vocational training network, we…
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ATDC Honoured With ‘VTP’ Award

Apparel Training & Design Centre (ATDC), a major Vocational Training Provider for the apparel industry was awarded ‘Best Vocational Training Provider (VTP) 2016’ by “Associated Chambers of Commerce and Industry of India” (ASSOCHAM) at a function held in Shangri-La Hotel, New Delhi. The award was conferred by Rajiv Pratap Rudy, minister of skill development & employment. Darlie Koshy, DG&CEO of ATDC, received the award on behalf of the organisation, G.…
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