Home / Knowledge / News / Textiles / Silk production touches 2000 tons

Silk production touches 2000 tons

23
Apr '07
K M Namboodiri, head of Silk Mark Organisation of India (SMOI) inaugurated the silk cloth sale and consumer training programme organised by SMOI Bangalore and the Department of Textiles, at Bapuji Institute of Engineering and Technology (BIET) on April 17.

According to Namboodiri, India stands second in world as regards silk production. Silk turnover has touched 2,000 tons this year.

The main purpose of silk mark is to save customers from getting cheated while purchasing silk sarees and dress materials. To test the purity of silk threads, SMOI conducts a quality testing and certifies the same.

In India, 649 silk textile traders have obtained the silk mark membership, and among them Davanagere B S Chennabasappa, Gangavathi Silks and Aruna silks are prominent.


Must ReadView All

Pic: Shutterstock

Apparel/Garments | On 30th Jul 2021

ILO outlines 3 scenarios for Asian garment sector recovery trajectory

Looking to the post-pandemic period, a new research brief by the...

Pic: Shutterstock

Retail | On 30th Jul 2021

UK retail sales up 0.5% MoM in June; clothing store sales down 4.7%

Retail sales volumes in the UK increased by 0.5 per cent in June 2021 ...

Pic: Shutterstock

Textiles | On 30th Jul 2021

Prime Content| Here's why global cotton trade will rise in July-Dec 2021

Global cotton trade is expected to rise in the coming months of 2021...

Interviews View All

Water stewardship, Stakeholders

Water stewardship
Stakeholders

Water use efficiency remains relatively unexplored

Textile Industry, Head honchos

Textile Industry
Head honchos

Occam's razor principle and purpose-driven innovations

Textile Industry, Head honchos

Textile Industry
Head honchos

Ensured payment of fee was least concern for students

Harleen Kaur,

Harleen Kaur

Established in 2017 and headquartered New York, the label Harleen Kaur...

Nantas Montonati,

Nantas Montonati

The Riri Group is a one-stop supplier of metal accessories for the luxury...

Kishina Daruka and Mishika Daruka,

Kishina Daruka and Mishika Daruka

Headquartered in Kolkata, India, sustainable clothing brand Ora was...

Jacques Prigneaux, EDANA

Jacques Prigneaux
EDANA

EDANA has been the leading global association and voice of the nonwovens...

Sanjay Raut, Garware Technical Fibres Ltd

Sanjay Raut
Garware Technical Fibres Ltd

Garware Technical Fibres Ltd (formerly Garware-Wall Ropes Ltd) is a...

Shujaul Rehman, Garware Technical Fibres

Shujaul Rehman
Garware Technical Fibres

Garware Technical Fibres Ltd (formerly Garware-Wall Ropes Ltd) is a...

Megha Kumari & Jigar Mali, Label Megha & Jigar

Megha Kumari & Jigar Mali
Label Megha & Jigar

New Delhi based label Megha & Jigar blends India's unique handcrafts...

Sandeep Gonsalves & Sarah Gonsalves, Sarah & Sandeep

Sandeep Gonsalves & Sarah Gonsalves
Sarah & Sandeep

Established in 2012, Sarah & Sandeep is a luxury menswear label...

Suman Nathwani, Suman Nathwani

Suman Nathwani
Suman Nathwani

Designer <b>Suman Nathwani</b> talks about her journey of opening a...

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


July 2021

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


Advanced Search