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Recognition Awards to Exporters by TEXPROCIL

Union Textile Minister Smriti Irani, will present the awards to the textile exporters at the Annual Export Award function organised by The Cotton Textiles Export Promotion Council (TEXPROCIL) on the eve of 14th December 2017 at Hotel Sahara Star, Mumbai. This function is organised by the council every year to recognize the role played by the exporters and award them for their success and hard work. The Council this year is…
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SIMA elected its new office bearers for 2017-18

A textile trade body, The Southern India Mills' Association (SIMA) has elected its new office bearers for the year 2017-18 at Hotel Le Meridien, Coimbatore. The association announced this during its 58th Annual General Meeting held on September 9. P Nataraj, Managing Director, K P R Mill Limited, Coimbatore has been unanimously elected as the Chairman of SIMA for the year 2017-18. He is also a member of Confederation of…
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Handlooms to the forefront by Fashion Designers

As a part of the Prime Minister's 'Make in India' push, today August Seven marked the third National Handloom Day celebration where people should have a pride in remembering the country's traditional crafts. Last year, the Prime Minister attended the function held in Varanasi and the first Handloom Day was celebrated in Chennai. This time it is being held in Guhawati, where the Textile Minister, Smirti Irani, will be present.…
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The Handloom weavers not under the GST regime

Minister of state for textiles Ajay Tamta has said in the Rajya Sabha that the Handloom weavers do not come under the GST regime as their total turnover is below Rs 20 lakh and subsidy worth Rs 6,000 crore has been allocated for the sector. He said in order to encourage the setting up of solar power handloom units, the government provides a subsidy of 90 per cent to scheduled…
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Approval of Rs. 3,000 crore investments for the garment industry

Textile Minister, Smriti Irani on the occasion of completing three years of Modi government, at the first official meet with the media in New Delhi touched each and every aspect of the textile industry and highlighted the government’s achievements during the periods. She said that a ‘Special Package’ of Rs. 6,000 crore which was announced last year, has so far approved an investment worth Rs. 3,000 crore for the apparel…
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GST a “Great step towards Transparency” – Irani

Textiles and Information & Broadcasting minister Smriti Zubin Irani has warned that no one can harass a person who wants to come into formal economy through GST Addressing a seminar on ‘GST – a Tool for Inclusive Growth’ organised in Ahmedabad. She said past transactions are not to be checked under this system. “There will be no punishment for being honest if government agencies or officer will ask about past…
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