Home / Knowledge / News / Textiles / Effective measures taken for handloom industry - Minister
Effective measures taken for handloom industry - Minister
04
May '09
The required steps have been taken by the ministry to rejuvenate handloom industry under the present government, said Minister Chamal Rajapaksa. These steps have been taken through various initiatives like textile villages, improving irrigation and water management, informed Mr Rajapaksa.

Mr. Rajapaksa was speaking after inaugurating a handloom textile training centre at Embilipitiya. The inaugural ceremony was held in the memory of late D.A. Rajapaksa. The Textile Development Minister, Mahindra Ratnathilake, was also present at the occasion.

Though, the current government has taken every effort for the promotion of this industry by granting various incentives and the Provincial Councils have also introduced various programs regarding this, all the handloom machines went out of operations under the open economy of the country, said Mr Rajapaksa.

By starting various training centres and textile villages, the government has launched a serious of programs for the promotion of handloom sector, informed Textile Development Minister, Mahindra Ratnathilake.

Fibre2fashion News Desk - India

Must ReadView All

Apparel/Garments | On 23rd May 2017

Gap Inc earns $3.4 bn in net sales in Q1 FY17

Gap Inc's net sales for the first quarter of fiscal year 2017 were...

Textiles | On 23rd May 2017

Grasim's VSF business net revenue up 12% in Q4 FY17

The viscose staple fibre (VSF) business of Grasim Industries has...

Apparel/Garments | On 23rd May 2017

Apparel, footwear use may rise by 63% in 2030: Report

The apparel and footwear consumption is projected to rise by 63 per...

Interviews View All

Pinkesh Jain
Everflow Petrofils Ltd

‘An innovative technology which India needs desperately is the...

C Kamatchisundaram
Voltas

ITME is an occasion not only to receive new leads but also to work on...

Anvita Mehra
Confidential Couture

‘It is going to take some time for Indian buyers to get accustomed to...

Kai Poehler
Voith Paper GmbH & Co. KG

The glass mat industry is growing by five to eight per cent annually. Kai...

Eamonn Tighe
Nature Works LLC

Eamonn Tighe, Fibres and Nonwovens - Business Development Manager of...

Kerem Durdag
Biovation II LLC

Kerem Durdag, CEO, Biovation II LLC, provides an insight into future...

Igor Chapurin
Chapurin

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

Sanjukta Dutta
Sanjukta's Studio

<b>Sanjukta Dutta</b> creates unique garments by clubbing prints of...

Mike Hoffman
Gildan Activewear SRL

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

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

news category


Related Categories:
May 2017

May 2017

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

SUBSCRIBE


Browse Our Archives

GO


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