;
Home / Knowledge / News / Textiles / CAI to set up farmers training institute in Mumbai
CAI to set up farmers training institute in Mumbai
18
Apr '18
The Cotton Association of India (CAI) recently cleared a proposal to set up an All India Training Centre for Farmers in the Cotton Green commercial area in Mumbai, CAI president Atul S Ganatra announced at the inaugural session of Cotton India 2018 conference. With over 122 lakh hectare acreage, India has the largest acreage under cotton in the world.

Land holdings in India are relatively smaller and about three-fifths of the total acreage under cotton in the country is rain-fed and dependent on the vagaries of nature, Ganatra said.

The country’s annual consumption of cotton is expected to touch about 330 lakh bales during the ongoing crop year as several new textile mills in Gujarat and other states have started operations resulting in about 35 lakh new spindles this year, a newspaper report quoted him as saying.

But against the world average productivity figure of 779 kilograms per hectare, cotton productivity in India is still around 500 kg per hectare, he added. (DS)

Fibre2Fashion News Desk – India


Must ReadView All

Courtesy: Global Fashion Agenda

Apparel/Garments | On 23rd Jan 2019

Global Fashion Agenda releases CEO Agenda 2019

Highlighting the urgency of combating climate change, non-profit...

USTR aims for more balanced trade in US-EU trade talks

Textiles | On 23rd Jan 2019

USTR aims for more balanced trade in US-EU trade talks

In negotiations for a trade agreement with the European Union (EU),...

Courtesy: Ayotunde Oguntoyinbo/SMART

Textiles | On 23rd Jan 2019

EU lacks sufficiently stringent regulations: SMART

Despite the European Union (EU) having a wide range of...

Interviews View All

Top executives, Textile industry

Top executives
Textile industry

Denimsandjeans India 2018

Sachin Sharma, Gem Enviro Management Pvt Ltd

Sachin Sharma
Gem Enviro Management Pvt Ltd

There are no significant differences between virgin yarn and PET recycled...

Evelyne Cholet, UCMTF

Evelyne Cholet
UCMTF

‘France had a reputation of being big in new ideas, but poor in marketing...

Shivani Swamy,

Shivani Swamy

The Livinguard Technology is owned by Green Impact Holding AG based in...

Carolin Russ,

Carolin Russ

Weko, Weitmann & Konrad GmbH & Co KG, based in south Germany, is...

Pietro Turrin,

Pietro Turrin

Industrie Tessili Bresciane (ITB) has served numerous industries and...

Kai Poehler, Voith Paper GmbH & Co. KG

Kai Poehler
Voith Paper GmbH & Co. KG

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

Isabel Herranz, European School of Business & innovation

Isabel Herranz
European School of Business & innovation

Cutting-edge ideas like the Internet of Things and artificial intelligence ...

Silke Brand-Kirsch, Schlegel und Partner GmbH

Silke Brand-Kirsch
Schlegel und Partner GmbH

<div>Schlegel und Partner is the market research and consultancy company...

Ritu Kumar, Label Ritu Kumar

Ritu Kumar
Label Ritu Kumar

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

Judy Frater, Somaiya Kala Vidya

Judy Frater
Somaiya Kala Vidya

Among the many honours showered on Frater, including Fulbright and Ford...

Sanjukta Dutta, Sanjukta's Studio

Sanjukta Dutta
Sanjukta's Studio

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

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


January 2019

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

news category


Related Categories:

Advanced Search