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UAE investments to help India’s textile sector
India’s textiles sector has been attracting a lot of investment from the UAE as the country is trying to promote the exports of handloom textiles in the next 3 years.
TN govt offering more opportunities to weavers
As per R. Gandhi, Handlooms and Textiles Minister, Tamil Nadu, the state government is trying to improve the marketing opportunities for power loom and handloom weavers.
True Blue drive to uplift handlooms
True Blue Handcrafted collection will be developed by True Blue designers working closely with artisans practicing traditional Indian crafts across the country.
SVPITM organises workshop on technical textiles
Department of Handlooms and Textiles, Government of Tamil Nadu and Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International School of Textiles and Management (SVPITM) has jointly organised a seminar on technical textiles and its opportunities in defense sector at CODISSIA trade fair complex, Coimbatore.
TN textile exports fall in 2017-18
Export of knitwear and readymade garments from Tamil Nadu fell by 5.6 per cent in 2017-18 owing to various reasons, including demonetisation, GST and global competition.
SVPISTM organises training programme on meditex
The Department of Handlooms and Textiles, Government of Tamil Nadu and Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International School of Textiles and Management (SVPISTM) jointly organised a series of workshops for the establishment of technical textiles activity.
Glory of khadi in 100 years
The clothes reflect the personality of individuals and can be used as a marker of a group, community, family, region and even country. Khadi is one such cloth that had played a key role in the freedom struggle of India and thus has been referred to as the ‘fabric of Indian independence’, narrate Shruti Gupta, Deepali Rastogi and Ritu Mathur.
Clothing is among the basic amenities required by the 1.2105 billion strong, and growing, population of India. The Indian textile industry, which caters to this need, has an estimated market size of $108 billion. There are two broad segments within the industry, namely the traditional hand-woven and hand-spun textile segments, and the modernised mill segment (Nair & Dhanuraj, 2016).
Manapparai to get mini textile park
The Tiruchi District Tiny and Small Scale Industries’ Association (TIDITSSIA) has been shown a few locations in Manapparai area (Tamil Nadu) for establishment of a mini textile park (MTP) with substantial government subsidy.