Ministry of Textiles Current Affairs, GK & News

First-ever National Toy Fair to start from Feb 27

The first-ever National Toy Fair will be starting from the February 27th, 2021. The festival will conclude on March 2, 2021. It will be organized in the virtual format. Highlights During the event, the Centre for Creative Learning (CCL), which is based in IIT Gandhinagar, will showcase its 75 toy creations in the fair. IIT ..

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First Solar Powered Textile mill in Asia to come up in Parbhani district, Maharashtra

On November 17, 2020, the chairman of Jai Bhawani Women cooperative textile mill announced that the mill will soon operate on solar power. With this, the mill will become the first Solar Power enabled textile mill in Asia. The mill is located in Parbhani district of Maharashtra. Key Highlights The mill is spread across 30 ..

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Government scraps All India Handicrafts Board

The Ministry of Textiles has decided that the All India Handicrafts Board and the All India Handloom Board – advisory bodies created to help the government in the formulation of policies pertaining to the sector in the country. The reason is that the central government wants to ensure the ‘Minimum Government and Maximum Governance’. All ..

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National Handloom Day: 7th August

The country is going to observe the 6th Edition of the National Handloom Day on 07th August 2020 in order to recognize the importance of the textiles sector in the country. The day also highlights the importance of the handloom sector in the country and also serves as a way of women empowerment in the ..

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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 ..

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