Home / Knowledge / News / Textiles / Silk body calls on govt for relief measures
Silk body calls on govt for relief measures
Oct '10
Tribal Area Chamber of Commerce & Industry (TACCI) has urged for sanctioning a 50 percent concession in yarn imports and power bills of silk mills and power-looms of Swat region, to offset the losses suffered by them.

Mohammad Akbar Khan, President TACCI, put forward these demands while he convened a meeting with a group of representatives from Swat Silk Owners Association on September 29.

The Chamber also requested for granting zero-interest loans to entrepreneurs in the power-loom sector, low transportation cost for consignments of silk units, and subsidy for modernization of infrastructure.

Military operations have caused the silk industry to undergo losses that run in millions of rupees, the representative group informed the TACCI President and added that, despite of repeatedly updating the concerned authorities in this regards, the sector has not received any sort of financial help either from the side of government or any non-governmental organization.

The delegation even stated that, militancy and terrorism have traumatized the functioning of the industry.

Fibre2fashion News Desk - India

Must ReadView All

(L-R) Mr Shao Bojin, Chairman of Jihua Group and Mr Rohit Aggarwal, President of Huntsman Textile

Textiles | On 28th Oct 2016

Huntsman gets into strategic partnership with Jihua Group

Huntsman Textile Effects, the leading provider of high quality dyes...

Marzoli FT6D roving frames in Sintex’s Unit 2. Coutresy: Marzoli

Textiles | On 28th Oct 2016

Marzoli roving frames erected at Sintex textile division

A total of 48 Marzoli roving frames were erected in units I, II and...

Courtesy: Polartec

Textiles | On 28th Oct 2016

Polartec innovates most breathable waterproof fabric

Polartec, the premium provider of innovative textile solutions, has...

Interviews View All

Angelina Francesca Cheang

'Consumers in the age-group 21 to 38 are driving the activewear trend'

Amardeep Singh
Orient Craft

'In export markets, the trend in terms of embroidery, is towards matte...

Veronique Lee

‘Sustainable fashion is trending upwards, slowly but surely, as people...

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...

Paolo Ocleppo
Sandvik Hyperion

Paolo Ocleppo, Rotary Cutting Segment manager, Sandvik Hyperion discusses...

Mike Hoffman
Gildan Activewear SRL

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

Wendell Rodricks
Wendell Rodricks

"We should not compare India and the West. There are things we do that...

Pranav Mishra

Designers Pranav Mishra and Shyma Shetty’s Huemn is known for its...

Press Release

Press Release

Letter to Editor

Letter to Editor

RSS Feed

RSS Feed

Submit your press release on


Letter To Editor

(Max. 8000 char.)

Search Companies

October 2016

October 2016

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


Browse Our Archives


Advanced Search