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Handloom institute to be set up in West Bengal
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Nov '11
While on a visit to Kolkata, Commerce and Textile Minister – Mr Anand Sharma said the Union Government would set up a handloom institute along with two textile parks, the announcement for which had been made earlier.

He was addressing the media after a meeting with the West Bengal Chief Minister – Ms Mamta Banerjee, Finance Minister – Mr Amit Mitra and Industry Minster - Mr Partha Chatterjee.

“Two integrated textile parks have already been approved and the location for the same will be decided by the West Bengal government”, he said.

“Emphasis will be put on skill development programs along with revival of the jute sector”, he added.

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