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ASSOCHAM Award for ATDC
ATDC has received the ´Best Institute: Innovation´ award for exemplary contributions in introducing new innovative skill development training courses for youth.
Rs 480-cr schemes for technical textiles in N-E States
The technical textile industry has been registering an annual growth of 11 per cent, and it is expected to grow at about 20 per cent by 2017. The Union Ministry of Textiles has sought additional funds for the Technology Upgradation Fund Scheme (TUFS) in the current financial year, says Textile Commissioner Kiran Soni Gupta.
Nonwoven potential huge: ITTA meet
In spite of slowdown in nonwovens, following general economy, the global per capita consumption is expected to grow from 1 kg to 2011 to 2 kg by 2025. And nonwoven and nonwoven-based products find wide applications in personal & healthcare, infrastructure, air & water purification and mobility.
Appropriate technology for handloom sector
Handloom weaving is largely decentralised and the weavers are mainly from the vulnerable and weaker sections of the society, who weave for their household needs and also contribute to the production in the textile sector, feels the author.
Focus on technical textiles, garments; boost to handlooms
The new government under the able leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi has stressed a revolutionary economic vision based on increasing production, export and generating employment, giving particular attention to productive employment opportunity for the youth, inclusive and participative growth, skill, scale and speed, ´Make in India´ brand, zero defect - zero effect, Adarsh Gram, to name a few.
Vision, strategy and action plan for Indian textile sector
Over the last 10 years, India’s textile and apparel exports have grown at the rate of 11 per cent. After the phasing out of export quotas in 2005 India’s export performance has been below expectations. Vietnam and Bangladesh have shown remarkable success.
Standards in technical textiles vital: FICCI meet
The Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) has recently urged the Ministry of Textiles and the Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) to expedite the formulation of standards in technical textiles for health, safety and environment reasons.