Silk Road: GK, Current Affairs, Questions, Trivia and News

Belt and Road Forum (BRF – 2019) held Beijing

In China, the 2nd edition of Belt and Road Forum (BRF – 2019) was officially held in Beijing with theme “Belt and Road Cooperation: Shaping a Brighter Shared Future”. In it, 37 heads-of-state and 159 countries had participated along with United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres and International Monetary Chief (IMF) Christine Lagarde. The BRF is ..

China goes gentle on Belt and Road Initiative

The Chinese government is trying to put up a gentler face on its huge plan for recreation of old Silk Road at a summit where it explained that it has to do more to explain the program and hence boost sustainability even as the state-led media hit at the critics. The Belt and Road Initiative ..

New Delhi venue of India International Silk Fair (IISF-2018)

The India International Silk Fair (IISF-2018) has inaugurated by Union Minister Smriti Irani at Pragati Maidan in New Delhi on October 16. The fair will give a platform to exporters to display their products and to overseas buyers an opportunity to place orders and source their merchandise. In it, over 108 exhibitors of silk and ..

Integrated Scheme for Development of Silk Industry: Key Features

The Integrated Scheme for Development of Silk Industry has four components – Research & Development (R&D), Training, Transfer of Technology and IT Initiatives Seed Organizations and farmers extension centres Coordination and Market Development for seed, yarn and silk products and Quality Certification System (QCS) by creating amongst others a chain of Silk Testing facilities, Farm ..