Home / Knowledge / News / Textiles / TMC to improve conditions of cotton growers in Vidarbha
TMC to improve conditions of cotton growers in Vidarbha
13
Mar '08
The Government of India launched the Technology Mission on Cotton (TMC) in February, 2000 in 9th Five Year Plan, with the objective of improvement in the production, productivity and quality of cotton and reduction in cost of cultivation, in order to provide abundant supply of good quality cotton at competitive prices to the textile industry and a remunerative return to the farmers.

The scheme is functional in Maharashtra State also including Vidarbha region. The mission consists of four mini missions, which are being jointly implemented by the Ministry of Agriculture and the Ministry of Textiles.

Objectives of Mini Missions (MMs) are as under:
i) Mini Mission I relates to Research and Development on cotton, which strengthen especially on genetic improvement of cotton, cotton seed technology, Resource management for quality cotton production, modernization of cotton cultivation, and post harvest technology. This scheme is being implementing by the Indian Council for Agriculture Research (ICAR).

ii) Mini Mission II relates to Dissemination of technology to farmers. The main components include production and supply of certified seed of varieties/hybrids, transfer of technology through field demonstration & farmers' training and thereby increasing production and productivity of cotton. The Ministry of Agriculture implements mini mission-II.

iii) Mini Mission III relates to improvement in marketing infrastructure and includes the revival of dormant market yards, improvement in existing market yards and setting up of new market yards.


Must ReadView All

'Requirement of polyester filament yarn is increasing'

Textiles | On 19th Jun 2018

'Requirement of polyester filament yarn is increasing'

The requirement of polyester filament yarn (PFY) is increasing as it...

Courtesy: SAC

Textiles | On 19th Jun 2018

SAC to release pilot of Higg Facility Social Labour Module

The Sustainable Apparel Coalition (SAC) will release this year a...

Courtesy: Ebay

Apparel/Garments | On 19th Jun 2018

eBay partners with Noon for e-commerce sales in Middle East

Noon, the $1 billion e-commerce venture backed by Dubai businessman...

Interviews View All

Dinaz Madhukar
DLF Emporio and DLF Promenade

‘Each event and promotion is planned out keeping in mind the business of...

Manuj Terapanthi
Texaura

Transparent supply chain and fair trade will boost sustainable market

Binoy Ravjani
Hero's Fashion

‘One of the recent trends in hand block printing is the indigo process,...

Anupam Arya

<div>Jaipur-based Fabriclore Retailing Pvt. Ltd. is attempting to revive...

Rajat Jaipuria

Activewear brand Soul Space promotes organic cotton farming and...

Urmil Arya

Sushila International, a well established textile organisation established ...

Marcel Alberts
Eurofibers

Coating at a fibre level is a practice not usually seen in the...

Mark Paterson
Technical Absorbents Ltd

Mark Paterson, R&D manager of Technical Absorbents Ltd talks about Super...

Mohammad Hassan
Biax Fiberfilm

About one in every 20 patients picks up an infection while hospitalised....

Nisha Chanda
Whistling Woods International School of Fashion

<div>A lack of upgraded courses in costume designing and fashion as per...

Madhu Jain
Madhu Jain

She grew up in the walled city of Old Delhi, completed her studies, and...

Yash P. Kotak
Bombay Hemp Company

One of the directors of Bombay Hemp Company, Yash P. Kotak, speaks to...

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


June 2018

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

news category


Related Categories:

Advanced Search