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New upgraded manufacturing facility by Kusters Calico

Kusters Calico Machinery Pvt Ltd (KCM), a producer and exporter of open width wet textile processing machines for both woven and knitted fabrics, inaugurated its upgraded manufacturing facility on April 11, 2018. With this new upgraded manufacturing facility, KCM aims to provide timely delivery and high quality German products to customers in India and abroad. With strong backing of its German parent, the Jagenberg Group, which now holds 100% controlling…
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Khadi Soot Mala brings Positive Changes to Artisans: KVIC

For every entry ticket to National Charkha Museum, New Delhi, a Khadi Soot Mala is given free. The 20 rupees entry fee provides support to artisanal families besides the women inmates of Tihar Jail who make the khadi soot mala. KVIC plans to turn the corpus secured from the sale of these tickets into a Trust for the welfare of economically backward artisanal families. From May 21, 2017 till January…
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Handicraft Exports witnessed 13.15 % growth in 2016-17

The Union Textiles Minister Smriti Zubin Irani has urged the exporting fraternity to take care of the welfare of artisans who are the backbone of the sector.  After inaugurating IHGF - Delhi Fair Autumn 2017, the Minister appreciated the role of Export Promotion Council for Handicrafts (EPCH) in promoting exports of handicrafts.  She noted that handicraft exports have witnessed a year-on-year growth of in 2016-17 and has touched Rs. 24,392…
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Textile policy to market handloom globally by Assam govt.

Assam government will soon formulate a textile policy for giving a major fillip to handloom and textile sector in the state. The proposed policy will focus on integrating production and marketing of handloom and textile products, empowering weavers and making a niche for handicrafts of the state in global market. Chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal, while reviewing the activities of the handloom and textile department also directed the department to set…
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Textile committee hails One Nation One Tax Policy

Chairman of the Tax committee, Khaga, Sajjan Raj Mehta has thanked the finance minister and the textile minister for the step for bringing in one tax throughout the country in the form of GST which will help reduce the multiple tax burden on the common man. In a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Mehta said, now we have discussed in details and feel that  uniform rate of GST @…
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PM to Inaugurate Textiles India 2017

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, will inaugurate 'The Textiles India 2017' to be held at Gadhinagar in Gujrat from June 30 where over 50 countries around the world will display their products before the domestic and international buyers. Stated to be the biggest textile event in the history of India, the three-day event will have round-table conferences, fashion show, and theme pavilions of partner states Assam, Andhra Pradesh, Jharkhand and Maharashtra…
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