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Package for Powerloom Sector at Surat

Prime Minister, Narendra Modi may announce a package for powerloom sector at Surat, in Gujarat on April one as the state will go to assembly election later this year. This was stated by the textile minister Smriti Irani in Lok Sabha on Thursday. Replying to a question on education for families of weaver community, Irani said two separate MoUs with IGNOU and National Institute of Open Schooling (NIOS) have been…
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IHB is revamping Indian Handloom

‘India Handloom Brand’ (IHB), an initiative of textile ministry, is branding of high quality handloom products with zero defects and zero effect on the environment. The brand seeks to differentiate high quality handloom products and help in earning trust of customers by endorsing their quality in terms of raw materials, processing, embellishments, weaving design and other quality parameters. While the brand’s products are available in various state-run boutiques and outlets…
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KVIC bags huge orders from Govt in last 6 months

The Khadi and Village Industries Commission (KVIC) has bagged orders running into crores of rupees for supply of Khadi items from private sector as well as government agencies including hospitals and railways during the past six months, according to commission sources. Major orders include supply of goods to 23 central government hospitals (Rs 150 crore), ONGC (Rs 52 crore), railways (Rs 42 crore), Air India (Rs 11 crore) and JK White Cement (Rs 17 lakh),…
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Provision for Textile Infrastructure in Budget Increased to Rs, 1860 Cr in 2017-18

With the vision to increase output and jobs in the textile sector by Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, the Union Budget has given a major boost to textile infrastructure by almost three times in increasing the allotment for building textile parks, incubation facilities, processing and development centres. The textile infrastructure provision has been increased from Rs 506 crore in FY17 to Rs 1,860 crore in 2017-18. These increased funds will also…
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Vibrant Gujarat ’17 Connects India to the World

Prime Minister, Narendra Modi's most preferred initiatives during his tenure as the Gujarat Chief Minister, the ‘Vibrant Gujarat Global Summit 2017’ began its 8th edition from Jan 10 to 13 at Gandhinagar, Gujarat. Theme of the event is ‘Connecting India to the World’. The state is the largest producer of cotton in the country contributing one-third of total output and 60 per cent of cotton exports. Being the third largest…
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Welspun Initiates Digitization Drive for Its Workers

India’s largest textile and steel conglomerate, ‘Welspun Group’ has initiated the country’s biggest ever digitization drive involving 15,000 of its workers at Anjar plant. The workers of the company were today initiated into the cashless economy using the RBI’s UPI payment application. This is the largest mass initiation of general public to Prime Minister, Narendra Modi’s cashless transaction drive in the country. In a mass event presided by textile commissioner,…
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