Ministry of Textiles: GK, General Studies and Current Affairs

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 ..

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 ..

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 ..