First Textile Park inaugurated at Bagru near Jaipur
First Textile Park devoted to hand block printing and craft was inaugurated at Bagru near Jaipur. The textile park would generate new opportunities for exporters and artisans, as the textile sector holds tremendous potential of employment. The park has been named Jaipur Integrated Texcraft Park Pvt. Ltd. (JITPPL) and is also known as is also known as Jaipur Bloc.
What is the significance of “Bagru”? What is “Bagru (Rajasthan) known for?
Bagru is famous for its traditional textiles, various styles of hand block printing and related skills. This is the first park in India dedicated to the segment of hand block printing. The textile park is installed with state-of-the-art technology to conserve and preserve water.
This park will aid in continuing and encouraging the craft in a cleaner way and act as a role model for craft based industry. The park will generate employment to about 16000 people, directly and indirectly. It is projected that the park in its first year of operation will do a business of more than Rs 100 crore.
Month: Current Affairs - July, 2013