KNMS introduced at the 22nd AEPC Export Awards 2016-17

KNMS introduced at the 22nd AEPC Export Awards 2016-17

After the success of Textiles India 2017, the textiles Minister, Smriti Irani at the presentation ceremony of the 22nd AEPC Export Awards 2016-17 said that they will implement a Knowledge Network Management System (KNMS) to facilitate exchange of knowledge amongst academia, farming community and the industry on the productivity of natural fibres and diversification of their bye-products. This is one of the follow-up actions taken by the Government in New Delhi on 18th December, 2017.

Irani said that huge focus is being laid on up-skilling of various people involved in the textiles sector and to improve market access of Indian Exporters. She added that the Ministry is working on a policy measure that would be a shot in the arm for the silk and jute sectors. The Minister also extended her heartiest congratulations to the winners of the awards.

AEPC Export Awards pay tribute to the success and innovative approaches of Indian apparel export companies. The awards recognized the top achievers of the apparel industry across a wide range of KPIs and rewarded the best performers in a total of 18 categories at a ceremony held in Hotel Le Meridien in New Delhi.

The Commerce and Industry Minister, Suresh Prabhu said, “Various measures are taken to enable the textiles sector realize its potential. The global trade is very important in fostering growth, and the role of market research in discovering new territories and coming up with new products. The Government is working on facilitating the industry in accessing new markets through various bilateral and multilateral dialogues and negotiations.”

KNMS introduced at the 22nd AEPC Export Awards 2016-17

Minister of State, Textiles, Ajay Tamta talking about the awards complimented AEPC for honouring apparel exporters who have excelled in export performance. He recalled the importance of the apparel Industry in providing livelihood to a large number of skilled and semi-skilled workers in the country.

“Textiles sector is important since it provides growth with jobs. The Aayog accords a great importance to the textile and apparel sector due to this reason,” NITI Aayog, ceo, Amitabh Kant said.

Apparel Export Promotion Council (AEPC), Chairman, Shri Ashok Rajani, leading garment exporters of the country and AEPC officials were among others present on the occasion.

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