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Textile Sector Skill Council Bags Champion Skill Council Award

The Union Finance Minister, Arun Jaitley conferred the award, “Champion Sector Skill Council” to Textile Sector Skill Council (TSC) for its outstanding work in establishing skill-training ecosystem for Textile & Handloom industry. The awards were received by Sanjay Kumar Jain, Chairman and Dr. J V Rao, CEO of TSC.  The same was awarded in a function to commemorate the 3rd Foundation Day of Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship (MSDE),…
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Apparel Incubation Centre to promote textile sector

The Handlooms, Textiles and Handicrafts Department has been asked by Odisha government to speed up the process of setting up an Apparel Incubation Centre at National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT), Bhubaneswar. Once operational, the 300-machine Apparel Incubation Centre which was approved two years back will promote entrepreneurship in the garment sector and create over 600 jobs. The Department has been asked to provide all the required help to NIFT…
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FICCI survey indicates higher Textile production

A little over two-fifths of participants expect their production level  for the April-June 2017-18 quarter to be similar to that of the same period last year, while a third expect it to be higher, the latest FICCI quarterly survey on Indian manufacturing sector, based on responses from both large units and SMEs said. For the same quarter, about 35 per cent of the sample respondents reported higher number of orders…
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Naidu approaches APCO to team up with NIFT for Plans

The chief minister of Andhra Pradesh, N Chandrababu Naidu has asked The Andhra Pradesh State Handloom Weavers Cooperative Society (APCO) to team up with the National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT) to make in vogue and present day plans and create itself as a rival on the planet advertise. APCO additionally proposes to set up a plan studio with NIFT bolster. There is each need to improve outlining and showcasing…
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Assam to promote eri, muga at Textiles India 2017

Assam, one of the partner states for Textiles India 2017, will be promoting eri and muga silk variants along with other handloom and handicraft items at the event. The fair will be held in Gujarat from June 30. About 1,300 exhibitors are expected to display their products for over 2,500 international and 15,000 domestic buyers. As a partner state for the fair, Assamese products are expected to get significant exposure…
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Seven NE States to showcase silk fabrics at Textile India

Fifteen entrepreneurs from the Northeast will showcase their products which will include the Assamese silk, Manipuri cotton and the Nagas shawls at the three day 'Textile India 2017'  to be held at Gandhinagar in Gujarat from June 30.  Mukta Gogoi, the commissioner of handlooms, textiles and sericulture, said that as Assam is one of the partners of the exhibition, it will send seven entrepreneurs to the event. Assam will showcase…
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