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GI Protected Shawls, Carpets, Durries, Coir Products etc.

Following are the crisp notes on various GI protected textile products, shawls, Carpets, Quilts etc. Solapur Chaddar Solapuri chaddar is a cotton bed sheet made in the Solapur city in Maharashtra. Solapuri chaddars were the first product in Maharashtra to obtain Geographical Indication (GI) status. Kotpad Handloom fabric Kotpad Handloom is a vegetable Dyed Fabric woven ..


GI Protected Sarees and Fabrics of India

Each state of India has its own specialty and range of Sarees. Some of the specific varieties and notes about them for exams are as follows: Kanjeevaram Silk and Saree Kanjeevaram sarees are characterized by gold dipped silver thread that is woven on the premium quality silk. These sarees are also known for their durability, ..


GI Protected Fibres in India

Following are the GI protected fibres in India. Mysore Silk, Karnataka Mysore Silk is a kind of mulberry silk. The Mysore silk became famous after 1912 when the royal Wodeyar family patronized the weaving art by importing 32 looms from Switzerland. Most of these looms are still working. Muga Silk Muga silk is the product ..


Chettinad Cotton Saree gets Indian Handloom tag

The Union textile Ministry has bestowed the Indian Handloom Brand tag on Chettinad cotton saris for its unique designs and identity. This tag was bestowed under the India Handloom Brand Scheme after checking its various quality parameters stipulated by the Standard Operating Procedure (SOP). The Ministry also has offered a logo to use the brand ..



CCEA approves Amended Technology Upgradation Fund Scheme for textile sector

The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) has approved introduction of Amended Technology Upgradation Fund Scheme (ATUFS) for technology upgradation of the textiles industry. Decision in this regard was taken by CCEA meeting chaired by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi in New Delhi. The ATUFS replaces existing Revised Restructured Technology Upgradation Fund Scheme (RR-TUFS) to ..



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