Monday 19th of February 2018

Follow Us

Breaking News

Ministry of Textiles Special Focus on The North East Region

 New Delhi,Feb 12,(Fast Mail):-- Development and modernization of the textile sector in the North Eastern states is being given the highest priority by the Ministry of Textiles said Smriti Zubin Irani, Union Minister of Textiles, today. This will create more jobs, especially for women of that region and also lead to enhancement of the infrastructure of North Eastern states like roads, power, water supply and construction of offices.

 

           There are 23.77 lakh hand looms in the country of which 16.47 lakh hand looms (69.28%) are in the North East region as per the handloom census of 2009-10.

 

            Twenty-one ready-made garment manufacturing units are fully operational in the 7 states of the North East: Assam, Arunachal Pradesh, Manipur, Meghalaya, Nagaland, Mizoram and Tripura. These units have given a boost to the textile industry in the North East and has seen an increase in the export of ready-made garments from the North East Region. Rs. 690  crore has been utilised for the development of sericulture in the region.

 

            

Three factories have become fully operational in each of the 7 states in a record time of 2 years. Each factory employs around 1200 people, mainly women. The factories are owned by local entrepreneurs and agencies like the Clothing Manufacturers Association of India, Arvind Mills and Apparel Export Promotion Council are placing orders of ready-made garments with these units. The specific objectives of the Ministry is to increase the value of textile production, technological up-gradation, improvement in capability, better access to domestic markets and clusterization.

 

            The Textile Ministry has provided Rs.18 crore fund to each ready-made garment manufacturing unit called "Apparel Garment Unit"(AGU). The National Building Construction Corporation has constructed the units in theses 7 states. The garments manufactured here are being exported not only to other parts of the country but also to neighbouring countries as some North East states have trade ties with Bangladesh and Myanmar. The states government provided 1.5 acres land to set-up the units.

Fast Mail Media,(FMM)

Related India News

PM Modi takes part in Mahamastakabhisheka Mahotsav of Bhagawan Bahubali

Bengaluru,Feb 19:-- Prime Minister Narendra Modi is now taking part in the 88th Mahamastakabhisheka Mahotsav of Bhagawan Bahubali in Shravanabelagola, Karnataka.   Mr Modi is also scheduled to participate in various programmes in Mysuru today. He will inaugurate newly carved 630 steps on Vindhy....

Army awards winners of Army Day competition

 Srinagar, Feb 18:--  The Indian Army today awarded the winners a photography and painting competition that was organised here to mark Army Day.   The theme of the competition was 'Indian Army - Symbol of Nation Building' and was organised by the Army under the aegis of Additional Dir....

Canadian PM Justin Trudeau to pay one-day visit to Gujarat

 New Delhi,Feb 19:-- Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will pay one-day visit to Gujarat today. He will visit Sabarmati Ashram in Ahmedabad Akshardham temple in Gandhinagar.   Later, Mr Trudeau will deliver a lecture at the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad. Official sources s....

Union Home Minister meets J&K youth under Youth Exchange Programme ‘Watan ko Jano’

 New Delhi,Feb 19,(Fast Mail):--The Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh met the youth of Jammu and Kashmir under the Youth Exchange Programme “Watan Ko Jano” 2017-18, here today. The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) has been organising programme “Watan Ko Jano” to give expos....

President of India Graces Diamond Jubilee Celebrations of PGDAV College, University of Delhi

 New Delhi,Feb 19,(Fast Mail):-- The President of India, Ram Nath Kovind, graced and addressed the diamond jubilee celebrations of PGDAV College, University of Delhi, today (February 18, 2018) in New Delhi.   Speaking on the occasion, the President said the DAV family of educational instit....

Links
Contact
Editor :
Jagadananda Pradhan
Email :
fastmailmedia@gmail.com
fastmail@yahoo.com
Mob :(+91) 9437155542
Ph : 06764 223911
Contact Us
© 2015 Fast Mail Media Pvt Ltd. All Rights Reserved.
Developed by : FM Media Pvt Ltd.