There is an urgent need for diversifying the product basket of the Indian textiles by producing more blended apparel to meet the increasing needs of the fashion industry, said the trade advisor to textiles ministry.
The Khadi and Village Industries Commission’s (KVIC) Delhi flagship outlet has been raking in the revenues, and once again registered record sale of Rs 1.25 crore (approx $ 1,68,953) in a single day on October 13.
The Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) Ladies Organisation (FLO) will work directly with weavers and designers to boost sales of hand-woven, hand-embroidered and hand-crafted products.
The Bihar Rajya Khadi Gramodyog Board (BRKGB) has signed agreements worth Rs 95 lakh to supply its products to textile traders and different institutions in Kerala, according to chief executive officer B N Prasad.
Denim trade show Kingpins will be kicking off its next edition with a transformers summit on 23 October, followed by the Kingpins Amsterdam show on 24 and 25 October, highlighting the latest denim innovations.
Eight Dutch institutional investors, with combined assets of €725 billion, have launched the Platform Living Wage Financials initiative campaigning for fair wages in the textile sector in the developing world.
More than 200 textile weaving units will be set up in the newly developed Bardoli-II Industrial Estate in Miyawadi village in Gujarat, according to top officials of the Gujarat Industrial Development Corporation (GIDC).