Ministry of Textiles

Indiahandmade Portal

Indiahandmade Portal is an e-commerce portal launched by the Indian Government with the aim of empowering artisans and weavers by providing them a platform to sell their products directly to customers. This initiative is part of the government’s efforts to ..

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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 ..

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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 ..

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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 ..

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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. ..

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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. ..

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