Home / Knowledge / News / Textiles / New Pashmina Dehairing Plant to come up in Leh
New Pashmina Dehairing Plant to come up in Leh
25
Mar '17
A new Pashmina Dehairing Plant will be installed at Leh to increase Dehairing capacity and improve its quality. The new plant at Leh will ensure better value addition through latest technology dehairing machine. It will also increase pashmina procurement and ensure better returns to pashmina breeders, said Ajay Tamta, minister of state, textiles.

Ministry of textiles is also implementing two schemes under 12th Five Year Plan programme, namely – Pashmina Promotion Programme (P-3) and Pashmina Wool Development Scheme (PWDS) – in Leh and Kargil in Ladakh region of the state of Jammu & Kashmir, said Tamta in a written reply to a Lok Sabha question.

He also said that value addition of pashmina wool through spinning and weaving is being carried out by distribution of handloom and spinning wheel (charkha). Its objectives are to introduce processing facility of pashmina wool after Dehairing process, ensure value addition of pashmina wool in Leh, increase the income of Pashmina breeders with primary spinning facility and create employment opportunity for the youth especially women.

The Central Wool Development Board (CWDB), Jodhpur, has sanctioned two short term training projects (of one year duration) each in favour of Ladakh Autonomous Hill Development Council (LAHDC), Leh  and Kargil districts, under which 40 trainees are trained  in 4 batches of 3 months duration in each project for training in manufacturing of Woollen Handloom Products. Under this project, provision has also been made to provide looms/charkas to each trainee for self-employment generation with financial support of Rs 10,000 per set of loom/charka. An expenditure of Rs 6.27 lakh and Rs 19.81 lakh has been incurred in the year 2015-16 and 2016-17, respectively for these projects.

Further, in order to develop handloom products, including pashmina products, the government through the office of the development commissioner for handlooms has sanctioned four Block Level Clusters i.e. North Srinagar, Anchar, Safakadal and Ilahi Bagh in 2015-16 and 2016-17 and released an amount of Rs 1.68 crore as first instalment. Under Block Level Cluster, a component of National Handloom Development Programme, financial assistance is provided for setting up of Common Facility Centre/Dye House in clusters sanctioned in the country, including mountain states. Block Level Cluster approach was introduced in June 2015 and duration of its implementation is three years, added Tamta. (KD)

Fibre2Fashion News Desk – India


Must ReadView All

ITC, ICS tie up to help Moroccan textile value chain

Textiles | On 21st Apr 2018

ITC, ICS tie up to help Moroccan textile value chain

The International Trade Centre (ITC) has partnered with ICS, which...

Bangladesh garment manufacturers call for fair pricing

Apparel/Garments | On 21st Apr 2018

Bangladesh garment manufacturers call for fair pricing

Bangladesh garment manufacturers want a ‘commensurate adjustment’ by...

Pak ministry proposes extension to PM package for 2018-19

Textiles | On 21st Apr 2018

Pak ministry proposes extension to PM package for 2018-19

Pakistani textile ministry has reportedly proposed extending the...

Interviews View All

Yash Maniyar
Rekha Maniyar

Indian fashion market is growing at a staggering rate

Deepak Jain
Baggout

We are using Facebook and Instagram to promote ourselves

Shawn Honeycutt
Bolger & O'Hearn

‘The Indian market is interesting and rather persistent in seeking new...

Sandip Bhojani, Manthan Patel

Krypthm Tradelink LLP is a Surat-based manufacturer of westernwear....

Hardik Sanghvi

Idealin Fogging Systems has been engaged in designing and manufacturing...

Erik Sy

Manila-based CustomThread is a start-up offering premium custom apparel...

Johan Berlin
InvestKonsult Sweden AB

Investkonsult Sweden AB has been buying and selling second-hand textile...

Kevin Nelson
TissueGen

Kevin Nelson, Chief Scientific Officer, TissueGen discusses the growing...

Steve Cole
Xerium Technologies

Steve Cole of Xerium Technologies discusses the industry. Xerium is the...

Wendell Rodricks
Wendell Rodricks

"We should not compare India and the West. There are things we do that...

Prathyusha Garimella
Prathyusha Garimella

Hyderabad-based designer <b>Prathyusha Garimella</b> is known for blending ...

Karan Arora
Karan Arora

Bridal couture created with rich Indian heritage, exquisite craftsmanship...

Press Release

Press Release

Letter to Editor

Letter to Editor

RSS Feed

RSS Feed

Submit your press release on


editorial@fibre2fashion.com

Letter To Editor






(Max. 8000 char.)

Search Companies





SEARCH

Leave your Comments


April 2018

Subscribe today and get the latest update on Textiles, Fashion, Apparel and so on.

news category


Related Categories:

Planning to Take the Leap towards
Sustainability?

Do you see sustainability as a route to business growth?

Yes No

Do you think the sustainability space has the needed tools and resources available for a business to lead change?

Yes No

Active Poll

Do you see sustainability as a route to business growth?

Yes
69.9%
No
12.6%
Skip
17.5%

Total Votes: 103

Do you think adopting a sustainable approach will be a profitable move for your business?

Yes No

Active Poll

Do you think the sustainability space has the needed tools and resources available for a business to lead change?

Yes
63.1%
No
29.1%
Skip
7.8%

Total Votes: 103

Do you want the world to know about your sustainability journey and your business’ environmental footprint?

Yes No

Active Poll

Do you think adopting a sustainable approach will be a profitable move for your business?

Yes
87.4%
No
8.7%
Skip
3.9%

Total Votes: 103

Thanks for your valuable feedback. Claim your free latest sustainability e-book.

Active Poll

Do you want the world to know about your sustainability journey and your business’ environmental footprint?

Yes
82.5%
No
7.8%
Skip
9.7%

Total Votes: 103


E-News Insight
Subscribe Today and Get the
Latest News Update in Your Mail Box.
Advanced Search