Ministry of Textiles: GK, Current Affairs, Questions, Trivia and News

Mahatma Gandhi Bunkar Bima Yojana

The Mahatma Gandhi Bunkar Bima Yojana was recently discussed in the Lok Sabha by the Union Minister of Textiles. About the Scheme The Mahatma Gandhi Bunkar Bima Yojana is an insurance scheme for all community weavers. The scheme provides insurance to the beneficiaries in cases of accidental death, natural death, partial or complete disability. The ..

PPE Supplies

The centre is taking steps to augment the supply of PPE (personal protective equipment) like hazmat suits, masks, etc. to ensure sufficient supply in the upcoming days. Centre’s Efforts The Union Ministry of Textiles and the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare recently assured that sufficient steps are being taken to make sure that ..

National Technical Textiles Mission

To improve India’s standing in the technical textiles sector, the CCEA has approved the establishment of a National Technical Textiles Mission. What is the National Technical Textiles Mission? The National Technical Textiles Mission is a plan to improve India’s standing in the technical textiles sector. It is to have an outlay of 1,480 crore INR ..

Symposium on Emerging Opportunities for Indian Textiles & Crafts held in New Delhi

The Symposium on Emerging Opportunities for Indian Textiles and Crafts was recently organised in New Delhi. The symposium was inaugurated by Union Minister of Textiles and Women and Child Development, Smriti Zubin Irani. The national symposium was attended by officials from the Ministry of Commerce & Industry and Ministry of Textiles and representatives of Export ..

Ministry of Textiles organises Kala Kumbh exhibition

The Ministry of Textiles is organising a Handicraft thematic Exhibition named ‘Kala Kumbh’, for promoting Geographical Indication (GI) crafts, through the Office of Development Commissioner (Handicrafts). Recently the Kala Kumbh exhibition was inaugurated at Bengaluru and Mumbai. It is also proposed to be held at other major Indian cities including Kolkata and Chennai next month. ..

Krishna Saksena authors book ‘Whispers of Time’

The book titled ‘Whispers of Time’ has been authored by Dr Krishna Saksena. The story witnesses three generations in the author’s long life of 90 years in which she found a great difference. If the first was too strict and severe in clinging hard to traditions, the second had softened down to new values of ..

Ministry of Textiles takes to promote speciality fibre in India

The Union Ministry of Textiles is in talks with the Japanese Government and some companies in the U.S. to support the Indian textile industry with technology for speciality fibre and related products. Two committees for speciality fibre and another to see how to take the segment forward have been formed for this. The Ministry had ..

Project India Size launched by Union Government to study Apparel Consumption in India

In Mumbai, the India Size project has recently launched by the Union Minister of Textiles Smriti Irani. It’s a first-of-its-kind project in the history of the country, which aims to arrive at a standard Indian Size for the ready-to-wear clothing industry, on the lines of the standardized sizes available in countries such as the USA, ..