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Textile hubs by Dantewada registered as DANNEX

Aug 05, 2021
Textile hubs by Dantewada registered as DANNEX

The Dantewada district of Chhattisgarh has come up with two hubs of readymade garments. The brand factory for the same has been registered under the name DANNEX.

Total 4 units of Nava Dantewada Garments Factory will be launched in this area because of the efforts of local women and the district administration. The garment factory is expected to give employment to more than 1,000 poor women. The Geedam block of the district is lucky to have the first unit of the factory whereas Barsur has the second unit. The women registered in these factories are under their training period. They will be trained in the methods of industrial production. After these women will complete 45 days of training, they will be given an incentive of Rs 3,500.

As per Deepak Soni, District Collector, Dantewada, the Nava Dantewada Garments Factory wants to improve the lives of people who are living below the poverty line in the Dantewada district. He also told that women have been first identified by the administration through a survey and then they will be trained so that their skills can be put to use. Currently, 150 women are undergoing training. He added that the units of the factory have 100 sewing machines and two units will be operational in the next 3 to 4 months.

Soni also said that unemployed people join the Maoist groups. If they are offered respectable employment, the youth won’t join the wrong paths. As per Anju Yadav, who has completed training in the factory, she could only earn Rs 2000 by doing sewing work at home. Now she can earn Rs 7000 in the factory. Another woman said that they feel more independent now.

Source – News 18

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