Wool Imports Made Easier

Union Textiles Minister, Dr K S Rao, has resolved a long pending demand of wool importers – difficulty in importing wool for the last...

Women’s trade union formed in textile mills

Women workers in southern textile mills have come together to form a union, against the camp labor schemes, and other exploitative practices, and to...

Textile markets in Surat come under CCTV scanner

The textile markets in Surat will come under electronic surveillance with the installation of closed-circuit television (CCTV) cameras here. Surat is a flourishing center for...

India: Govt. to increase work spaces and provide training to workers to boost textile...

The government is working on a modality to facilitate creation of more work spaces in suburban areas to increase manufacturing in garment sector.  National Manufacturing...

Sanjay Behl joins Raymond as CEO – Lifestyle Businesses

Sanjay Behl, who held the position of the group head of Brand and Marketing, CEO of Reliance DTH has been recently appointed  as the...

Surat textile industry to set up yarn bank

The Surat-based synthetic textile industry has decided to set up a yarn bank with support from the Ministry of Textiles.  K S Rao, the...

Final draft of National Fibre Policy to be ready by October 31, says AB...

The government-appointed committee is expected to prepare a final report on National Fibre Policy by October 31,  Textile Commissioner A B Joshi said during...

Minister takes measures to boost the textile sector

The Union Ministry of Textile is taking into account several measures that will boost the industry and increase the production. After meeting the stakeholders...

Textile industry soon to gain priority sector status

The Textile Ministry will approach the Reserve Bank of India and the Finance Ministry to accord priority sector status to the textile industry. The...

Cotton sowing to pick up pace in Gujarat and Maharashtra

Although the early onset of monsoon is proving beneficial for bountiful harvests, major cotton-growing regions of “Gujarat and Maharashtra is yet to pick up...

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