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TN govt offering more opportunities to weavers

Jul 02, 2021
TN govt offering more opportunities to weavers

Coimbatore

The state government is trying to improve the marketing opportunities for power loom and handloom weavers, as per R Gandhi, Handlooms and Textiles Minister, Tamil Nadu. He also pointed out the presence of different segments in the textile industry in Coimbatore. At a meeting in Tiruppur, he said that the state government is going to discuss the demands and grievances presented by the weavers and textile industry in Tiruppur in the meeting that will be held next month.

The minister also visited manufacturing facilities and said that the DMK government has always tried to help the weavers. He acknowledged the fact that the textile industry is important because it generates employment.

It is believed that the Chief Minister of the state is going to review a meeting for the textile and handloom department wherein the issues faced by the weavers will be discussed. Also, the sector is expected to experience a major development in the next six months.

The Minister also said that while the garment export units are working at a capacity of 100% workforce, the domestic units are functioning with just 33% workforce. He added by saying that with the spread of the pandemic, the garment sector in Tiruppur has been adversely affected and the industry has submitted its demands. The minister is hopeful that these issues will also be studied. He even visited a Common Effluent Treatment Plant and the Palladam Hi-Tech Weaving Park.

Source – The Hindu

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