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J&K govt to set up showroom for Kashmir silk items
Mar '12
The state government of Jammu and Kashmir will set up a state-of-the-art showroom for display and sale of Kashmir silk items by end of May this year.

This was stated by Minister for Industries and Commerce SS Slathia while addressing a meeting of the Board of Directors of J&K Industries Limited.

The Minister said construction work for the showroom will begin shortly at Silk Factory Rajbagh in Srinagar.

He stressed on the need for focusing on promoting marketing channels, in addition to modernization and upgradation of the existing units.

At the meeting, it was informed that the upgradation work at Government Woolen Mills Bemina is going on smoothly and once the work is completed, the factory will be able to produce 160,000 metres of various types of fabrics and a substantial amount of yarn.

It was also informed that modernization and uprgradtion work is also being undertaken at the Government Silk Factory Rajbagh.

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