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First Solar Powered Textile mill in Asia to come up in Parbhani district, Maharashtra

On November 17, 2020, the chairman of Jai Bhawani Women cooperative textile mill announced that the mill will soon operate on solar power. With this, the mill will become the first Solar Power enabled textile mill in Asia. The mill is located in Parbhani district of Maharashtra. Key Highlights The mill is spread across 30 ..

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Ministry of Textiles launches “Local4Diwali” campaign

The Union Ministry of Textiles has launched a campaign for Diwali- “Local4Diwali”.  The campaign has been launched to promote the Indian handicraft which is the cultural heritage of the country and also a source of livelihood for many. As per the available data, the handicrafts sector is a major sector of women empowerment as almost ..

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Khadi and Village Industry Commission (KVIC) launches a Leather Mission from Sirohi

On the occasion of World Tribal Day (WTD-2019), the Khadi and Village Industry Commission (KVIC) has launched a new programme ‘Leather Mission’ from the tribal-dominated village of Chandala in Sirohi district of Rajasthan. Under this new programme, KVIC will give Leather Kits to the leather artisans across the nation. It will not only increase their ..

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Garment Exports of India

As per Directorate General of Commercial Intelligence and Statistics (DGCIS) data, the export of garments and clothing apparels has increased by 2% between 2014-15 and 2018-19. In US dollars, the gross value of garment exports is between 16 to 17 billion USD. However, these figures have still a large scope of improvement and the Indian ..

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Update : Jute Production In India

In a written reply given by the Union Minister of Textiles to the Rajya Sabha, the nation has been apprised of the current status of jute industry in the country. Jute Industry in India The India jute industry is an integral part of the Indian Textile Industry and is predominantly represented in the eastern part ..

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