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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 ..

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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. ..

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IHGF-Delhi Fair begins

The 48th Indian Handicrafts and Gifts Fair (IHGF) organized by the Ministry of Textiles began in Greater Noida on October 16, 2019. More than 3,200 Indian exhibitors are participating in the fair. Around 110 overseas buyers from 110 countries are participating in the event as well. They are here to source furniture, fashion, lifestyle and ..

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SAMARTH Scheme: 16 states ink MoU with Textiles Ministry

16 states out of 18 selected states have signed Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Union Ministry of Textiles for skilling about 4 lakh workers as part of Scheme for Capacity Building in Textile Sector (SAMARTH). 16 states that have signed MoUs include Arunachal Pradesh, Kerala, Mizoram, Tamil Nadu, Telangana, Uttar Pradesh, Andhra Pradesh, Assam, Madhya ..

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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 ..

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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 ..

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