Ministry of Textiles Current Affairs, GK & News

India’s Textiles Exports in FY 2021-22

In the financial year 2021-22, India recorded its highest-ever apparel and textiles exports which stood at USD 44.4 billion. The exports tally also includes handicrafts and indicates a substantial increase of 41 per cent and 26 per cent in comparison to the corresponding figures recorded in FY21 and FY20, respectively. What were the top export ..

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Jharokha- Compendium of Indian Handicrafts

Jharokha-Compendium of Indian handicraft/ handloom, art, and culture programme is being organized by the Ministry of Culture and Ministry of Textiles to celebrate the traditional Indian handlooms, handicrafts, and art & culture. Overview: It is a PAN India celebration and will be held in 13 states and UTs at 16 locations. Under this programme, the ..

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National Technical Textiles Mission- New Projects

On January 17, 2022, Ministry of textiles cleared 20 strategic research projects, worth Rs 30 crores, in the areas of specialty fibres and geotextiles. Key Points These projects fall under government’s flagship programme ‘National Technical Textiles Mission.’ Out of 20 Research projects, 16 projects of specialty fibres were cleared. It includes: 5 projects in healthcare ..

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Comprehensive Handicrafts Cluster Development Scheme

Ministry of Textiles has approved the continuation of Comprehensive Handicrafts Cluster Development Scheme (CHCDS) on October 5, 2021. Key facts CHCDS scheme was approved with a total outlay of Rs 160 crore. Scheme will continue up to March 2026 now. Under the scheme, infrastructural support, design & technology upgradation, market access etc will be provided ..

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INDIAsize Survey- Key Facts

Ministry of Textile and National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT) launched an India size survey, in order to do away with the confusion of size.  It has been titled as INDIAsize. The survey was officially launched on August 26, 2021. Key Points This initiative was launched with the aim of introducing a new standardised size ..

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