GoI to sanctioning more projects for JK handloom sector

GoI to sanctioning more projects for JK handloom sector

New Delhi: State SAMBA – GoI Minister of State for Textiles Ajay Tamta on Sunday assured full assistance to the State from the New delhi by sanctioning more projects in the Handloom Sector.
Tamta along with Minister for Industries and Commerce Chander Parkash Ganga and Member Parliament, Jammu-Poonch constituency Jugal Kishore Sharma today visited Export Oriented Handloom Development Project at Samba and inspected the activities undertaken by J&K State Handloom Development Corporation (JKHDC) in the project.
They inspected the Weaving Section, Processing House, Stores & Testing laboratories of the project and appreciated the quality of products being manufactured by the Corporation. Meanwhile, Tamta stressed on encouraging more handloom products in decentralized sector by proving the handlooms to the artisans in the surrounding areas. Ganga impressed upon the Corporation to promote the sales of handloom items by attracting the private entrepreneurs for marketing of finished items. He also directed for exploring the possibilities to establish a Cluster at Samba for upliftment of weavers and women folk.
Managing Director, JKHDC Rakesh Sharma gave an overview of the achievements of the Corporation in the field of production, finishing, printing and stitching of fabrics.

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