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Panel to Curb Spread Of Whitefly Pest in Punjab

The Punjab government has decided to set up a high level expert committee to monitor and check the spread of whitefly pest infestation to other cotton growing areas following widespread whitefly pest attack on cotton crop. A decision to this effect was taken after assessing the report submitted by a five-member central team that had recently visited the whitefly pest affected areas of Abohar in Fazilka district, a senior agriculture…
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Textile Park Coming Up In Haryana Soon

Textile minister Santosh Kumar Gangwar has announced that a textile park will be set up in Haryana to boost textile industry since Gurgaon started losing its sheen as choice export hub among investors. This is mainly because of a 45 per cent hike in the minimum wages last year and the increasing real estate cost there. The proposed park will involve investment to the tune of Rs181 crore of which…
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Rs. 20 Crore ISDS Approved By Textiles Ministry For Haryana

The ministry of textiles has approved a Rs. 20 crore Integrated Skill Development Scheme (ISDS) for implementation in Haryana to generate more employment for the youth. In a written reply to the Haryana Assembly, state education minister, Ram Bilas Sharma said the Rs. 20 crore ISDS is in addition to the existing schemes. Under the ISDS, 75 per cent of the training cost would be borne by the centre while…
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