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NE Indian jute weavers can benefit from powerloom

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Feb '12
Weavers in Northeast India can benefit from the use of powerloom in the jute sector, especially as powerloom is cost-effective.

Speaking at an awareness programme on Central Government scheme for the decentralized powerloom sector in the Northeast region, Mr. Basanta Singh of the Indian Jute Industries' Research Association (IJIRA), said, weavers can benefit from uprgrading their technology from handloom to ordinary powerloom in the form of increased earnings.

At the programme, the schemes run by the Ministry of Textiles, Government of India, for promotion of the decentralized powerloom sector, were explained to the participants.

A detailed project report for establishing powerloom units was presented by Mr. AK Haloi of Guwahati. The report dealt with various factors including availability of raw material, manufacturing process and market scope.

Fibre2fashion News Desk - India


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