Home / Knowledge / News / Textiles / KVIB to open CFC for uplifting weaving sector
KVIB to open CFC for uplifting weaving sector
03
Jul '08
Khadi and Village Industries Board (KVIB) will soon open Common Facility Centre (CFC) at Basholi in Jammu and Kashmir. It is aimed to assist pashmina shawl weaving units that are facing tough times. These shawls are extremely popular not only in India but also in international market. In order to cater the growing demand KVIB has taken this step.

Mr R C Sharma, Secretary and Chief Executive Officer (CEO), KVIB informed Fibre2fashion, “As per the guidelines of Government, the project will cost around Rs2.5 million, out of which 75 percent will be given by Govt and other implementing agencies will contribute the remaining amount. The centre will have modern looms and spinning machineries (6/8 spindle charkhas) along with other finishing equipments.”

While asserting about the facilities which the Centre will provide weavers Mr Sharma divulged, “Wages of the weavers will increase, at present they earn nearly Rs40 to Rs50 per piece but with 6/8 spindle they will get almost Rs120.

“Previously for one shawl the artisan earned Rs300 whereas now they will receive approximately Rs450. People working in product development will benefit with a rise of 50 to 60 percent. Nearly 1,200 weavers and around 3,800 spinners will be working here."

IIT Kanpur, Under Product Development, would provide training to produce various shades. Pashmina shawl that will be manufactured at Common Facility Centre will use vegetable dyes for colouring as these are very popular in overseas market.

Fibre2fashion News desk - India

Must ReadView All

Courtesy: Teijin

Textiles | On 5th Dec 2016

Teijin merges two businesses into one division

Japanese manufacturer of speciality fibres Teijin Limited is merging...

Courtesy: Myntra

Apparel/Garments | On 3rd Dec 2016

Myntra to be EBITA positive by FY18: CEO Narayanan

Myntra is on track to achieve sustainable growth and be EBITA...

Courtesy: India ITME Society

Textiles | On 3rd Dec 2016

India ITME 2016 opens with over 1050 exhibitors

The India International Textile Machinery Exhibition (India ITME)...

Interviews View All

Jim Desai
Blaiva Fabricaa

Fashion industry likely to remain labour-intensive in coming years

Sunil Rathore
Lacoste India

‘New vendor is welcome if he offers cost, quality and timely delivery’

Sanjay Yagnik
Maa Tex Speciality

‘We suggest reducing dosage of sizing chemicals to reduce sludge...

Giorgio Mantovani
Corman S.p.A

Giorgio Mantovani, MD of Corman, with a presence in both Milano and New...

Urs Stalder
Sanitized AG

Urs Stalder, CEO, Sanitized AG, talks about the increasing use of hygiene...

Mark Paterson
Technical Absorbents Ltd

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

Mike Hoffman
Gildan Activewear SRL

Gildan Activewear, a manufacturer and marketer of branded clothing and...

Igor Chapurin
Chapurin

"Now we can see the Russian trend in international fashion. And Russian...

Ritu Kumar
Label Ritu Kumar

‘Classics will return’ "There are a lot of people wearing western clothes ...

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
December 2016

December 2016

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

SUBSCRIBE


Browse Our Archives

GO


Advanced Search