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TexMin to market handloom products online
The Textiles Ministry has engaged 21 e-commerce companies so far for online marketing of handloom products. To promote e-marketing of handloom products, a policy framework was designed under which any willing e-commerce platform with good track record can participate in the online marketing, Minister of State for Textiles Ajay Tamta said.
Special package to boost textiles exports
The special package was raised considering the fact that there were blockages of funds in previous year as very few GST refunds were cleared between July and December, says Avinash Mayekar.
Telangana incentives to boost handloom
The Telangana Government recently announced a host of measures, including a Rs 10.5-crore loan waiver, setting up of handloom and powerloom corporations for implementation of subsidy for yarn, chemicals and dyes, and administrative sanction for a handlooom park in Gadwal city, to boost the handloom sector in the State.
Future of handlooms is bright: A. Arya of Fabriclore
Founded in March 2016, Fabriclore is a Jaipur-based organisation, with a penchant for telling vivid stories through their collaboration with indigenous designers. A brainchild of three friends – Sandeep, Anupam and Vijay, Fabriclore sets out for a tough task to constantly inspire creative people to achieve stand-out boho and fusion designs in both, clothing and home furnishing.
MoU signed for yarn supply to weavers
The State Industries Department of Bihar has signed an MoU with the National Handloom Development Corporation (NHDC) to provide yarn on credit to weavers for 45 days. Bihar, in fact, became the first State in the country to sign such an agreement with NHDC and the State Industries Department has created a corpus of Rs 1 crore for this scheme.
SIMA hails duty hike on imported polyester fabrics
In the GST regime, countervailing duty has been replaced with IGST and the special additional duty has been scrapped. Polyester attracted 10 per cent basic customs duty, 12.5 per cent CVD and 4 per cent special additional duty in pre-GST regime.
‘Go Swadeshi - Our weaves, Our pride’
GoCoop, India’s first online marketplace for weavers and artisans hosted ‘Go Swadeshi’- a one of a kind exhibition that showcased a wide range of exquisite handloom sarees and products by weavers and artisans