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Scheme for Development of Knitwear Sector Launched

The Union Textiles Minister Smriti Irani launched, Scheme for development of knitting and knitwear sector under PowerTex India. Features of the Scheme for Development of Knitwear Sector Out of the 487.07 crore outlay of Powertex India, ₹72 crore has been allocated to the scheme. The scheme envisions the creation of new service centres on public-private ..

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Surging Silk – Accomplishment and Way Forward

The Ministry of Textiles in association with Central Silk Board had organized an event, Surging Silk – Accomplishment and way forward on 9th February 2019 at in New Delhi. The event was presided over by Union Minister of Textiles, Smriti Zubin Irani and Union Minister of External Affairs, Sushma Swaraj was the chief guest for ..

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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, ..

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Yarn Bank Scheme

The Ministry of Textiles, Government of India had launched a Yarn Bank Scheme as one of the components of PowerTex India scheme with an aim to avoid fluctuation in yarn price. Objectives of the Scheme The objectives of the Yarn Bank Scheme are: To provide interest-free corpus fund to Special Purpose Vehicle (SPV) or Consortium ..

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Rajyavardhan Rathore takes charge as new Minister of Information and Broadcasting (I&B)

In a Cabinet reshuffle, Col Rajyavardhan Rathore has taken charge as the new Union Minister of Information and Broadcasting (I&B) on May 15, 2018. He replaced Smriti Irani. Mrs Irani will now only hold the portfolio of Minister of Textiles. A communique from the office of President Ram Nath Kovind said, Railway Minister Piyush Goyal ..

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Greater Noida to host 7th edition of Home Expo India 2018

The 7th edition of Home Expo India 2018 will be inaugurated by Smriti Zubin Irani, the Union Minister of Textiles and Information and Broadcasting, at India Expo Centre and Mart in Greater Noida on April 16, 2018. The 3-day expo, organized by the Export Promotion Council for Handicrafts (EPCH), is on three segmented categories shows ..

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