Textile Sector Current Affairs, GK & News

Centre approves ₹10,683 crore PLI scheme for Textile Sector

Central government has approved the production-linked incentive (PLI) scheme of worth Rs 10,683 crore for the textiles sector on September 8, 2021. Key Points This PLI scheme was approved in order to boost domestic manufacturing and exports. Scheme will help in creating direct additional employment of more than 7.5 lakh people and several supporting activities. As a ..

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Samarth Scheme: 1,500 artisans benefitted by training

According to the Textiles Ministry, that more than 1,500 artisans have been benefitted by training in 63 Samarth Training Centres. Highlights Textile Ministry has adopted about 65 clusters for overall development of artisans in a timely manner. Ministry achieve this by ensuring self-sustainment of artisans across these clusters. Upskilling of the handicraft artisans are being ..

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MoU between India and Japan on cooperation in Textiles

The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi has approved a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between Textiles Committee, India and M/s Nissenken Quality Evaluation Centre, Japan for improving quality and testing of Indian textiles and Clothing for the Japanese market. The MoU would enable Japan in assigning Textile Committee as their cooperative ..

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GoI: Rebate of State and Central Taxes Scheme in the form of Scrips

On May 1, 2020, the Government of India announced that the Rebate of State and Central Scheme arrears are to be provided in the form of scrips. It is to be provided by the Department of Revenue Communication. Highlights The ROSL scheme was discontinued in March 2019. The scheme was replaced with Rebate of State ..

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Solar Charkha Mission

The workings of the Solar Charkha Mission was recently discussed by the Union Minister for MSME in the Lok Sabha. About the Mission The Solar Charkha Mission was launched in 2018 by the Union Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises. It is being implemented by the KVIC or Khadi and Village Industries Commission. Based ..

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