Coir: Current Affairs, GK & News - 2020-2021

Coir and Coir Products Exports from India touch All-Time High in 2019-20

Published: July 15, 2020

The exports of coir and coir-related products from India have recorded an all-time high in 2019-2020 with the total value at Rs 2757.90 crores, up from the figures in 2018-19 in which the total value stood at Rs 2728.04 crores. Among various products, hand-loom mats, coir yarn, rubberized coir etc. showed a decline in quantity ..

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June 27: International MSME Day

Published: June 27, 2020

Every year, the International MSME (Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises) Day is celebrated on June 27 by the United Nations. Highlights The day was declared as MSME day on the 74th Plenary meet of UN General Assembly in 2017. The day is celebrated as MSMEs play vital role in establishing the Sustainable Development Goals. This ..

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Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana: Coir Geo Textiles approved for rural road construction

Published: May 22, 2020

Under the Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana, the Coir Geo Textiles are to be used in rural road development. This is to be done by the National Rural Infrastructure Development Agency. Coir Geotextiles They are made of coir and last up to 3 to 5 years. The coir geotextiles degrades into humus. This enriches the ..

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GoI sets up Centre of Excellence for coir applications

Published: May 9, 2020

The Coir Board signed a Memorandum of Understanding with IIT Madras. The memorandum aims to set up a Centre of Excellence for Coir Applications. Highlights Under the MoU, the Centre of Excellence is to extend the research work of the coir sector with the support of IIT Madras. The MoU will extend the use of ..

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INDEX -2012 held in Dubai

Published: September 26, 2012

INDEX -2012; the largest International Design Exhibition in the Gulf region was held at World Trade Center in Dubai. The exhibition witnessed participation of over 900 leading brands and companies from 45 countries including India exhibiting their innovative products and creative designs. Coir board of India was among the participants at the show with a ..

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