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Textile Cluster In Balasore Soon

Textile cluster will be soon coming up in Khaira block of Balasore district in Odisha, which aims at bringing economic boom for the weavers who are mostly dependent on trade of handloom and handicraft products for their living. With the establishment of the cluster, it would help strengthen the working capital base of the primary weavers’ cooperative societies to develop modernized looms, accessories, training to weavers, marketing support and design…
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Andhra Pradesh To Boost Handloom

The Andhra Pradesh government has proposed the ministry of textiles to set up eight handloom clusters in Krishna district of the state to boost the handloom industry under the National Handloom Development Programme (NHDP). Each of the proposed clusters would be equipped with infrastructure to directly cover at least 300 handloom weavers and provide indirect employment for hundreds of workers, including women. The clusters can potentially relieve many weavers caught…
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Govt. To Set Up Trade Facilitation Centre

The finance minister in the 2014-15 union budget announced to set up Trade Facilitation Centre and Crafts Museum with an outlay of Rs. 50 crore to develop and promote handloom products and carry forward the rich tradition of handlooms of Varanasi, textile minister, Mr. Santosh Kumar Gangwar said this in a written reply to Lok Sabha. The state government has not allotted the land/building identified for the purpose at Varanasi.…
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