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Bihar to take steps to strengthen silk industry: CM
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Bihar to take steps to strengthen silk industry: CM
The Bihar government will initiate measures to strengthen the state’s silk industry, which has a huge potential for rural employment generation, chief minister (CM) Nitish Kumar said recently while addressing 'Udyami Panchayat', a forum of entrepreneurs, where silk producers apprised government officials of their problems and probable solutions.

The government will offer assistance to everyone associated with this industry, be it handlooms, powerlooms or dyeing units, a news agency report quoted Kumar as saying.

Equipment have been provided to at least 661 women across the state to boost tusar silk production, he said.

The state is also planning measures like one-time settlement of power dues as incentives for silk producers, Kumar added. (DS)

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