Home / Knowledge / News / Textiles / Weavers in India's UP to get solar charkhas, khadi benefit
Weavers in India's UP to get solar charkhas, khadi benefit
08
Jul '18
Weavers in India
The Uttar Pradesh (UP) government in India plans to distribute 400 solar-powered charkhas, or spinning wheels, to registered yarn spinners to improve efficiency and raise their income. The state will also be the first to recognise as khadi cloth woven on solar charkhas. The scheme may roll out from October 2, said state khadi minister Satyadev Pachauri.

Solar charkhas are used in other states as well, but the cloth so produced is not considered khadi and weavers don’t receive government benefits.

Three hundred committees registered with the Khadi and Village Industries Board will receive the charkhas for spinners registered with them, a top Indian newspaper quoting the minister as saying. (DS)

Fibre2Fashion News Desk – India


Must ReadView All

Pic: Shutterstock

Textiles | On 8th May 2021

French Development Agency to invest $83m in Ivory Coast cotton sector

Over a period of five years, the French Development Agency (AFD) will ...

Pic: Juki

Apparel/Garments | On 8th May 2021

Japanese companies collaborate to develop sewing machine business

Juki Corporation and Pegasus Sewing Machine Mfg have entered into a...

Pic: Rocky Brands

Apparel/Garments | On 8th May 2021

Rocky Brands expands Made in America capabilities

Rocky Brands has expanded the offering of its Made in America product ...

Interviews View All

International apparel brands, Head honchos

International apparel brands
Head honchos

Launched first collection at onset of Covid

Textile Industry, Head honchos

Textile Industry
Head honchos

Blockchains will be in heavy use by early adopters by 2025

Textile Industry, Head honchos

Textile Industry
Head honchos

Good tidings expected for textile industry

Mumin Can Eker,

Mumin Can Eker

Maseksport Inc is a readymade garment exporter. Founded in Izmir in 1989,...

Vikram Juneja,

Vikram Juneja

Jaquard is a training institute providing a highly specialised training...

Ujjval Saraf,

Ujjval Saraf

Founded by Jimmy Lai, Giordano International Ltd, a Hong Kong based...

Michael Jaenecke, Messe Frankfurt

Michael Jaenecke
Messe Frankfurt

From May 14 to 17, international exhibitors will present the entire...

Sachin Pendharkar, Dieffenbacher India Pvt Ltd

Sachin Pendharkar
Dieffenbacher India Pvt Ltd

Germany-based Dieffenbacher Group is a producer of high-quality composites ...

Brad Holschuh, Wearable Technology Lab, University of Minnesota

Brad Holschuh
Wearable Technology Lab, University of Minnesota

A new study led by researchers at the University of Minnesota's Design of...

Seema Gujral, Label Seema Gujral

Seema Gujral
Label Seema Gujral

<b>Seema Gujral</b>'s designs for her eponymous label revolve around...

Abhishek Bajaj & Samiksha Bajaj, Samshek

Abhishek Bajaj & Samiksha Bajaj
Samshek

Samshek is a fashion forward tech brand which combines digital experience...

Ruma Devi, Gramin Vikas Evam Chetna Sansthan

Ruma Devi
Gramin Vikas Evam Chetna Sansthan

Ruma Devi is a jet-setting promoter of artisans who has empowered...

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


May 2021

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


Advanced Search