Textile Manufacturers Go On Strike Against Rising Cotton & Yarn Prices: Tamil Nadu
Textile production units have halted in Karur and Tiruppur, and the manufacturers have gone on a strike demanding the centre to arrest the rising prices of cotton and yarn. On May 17, 70% of garment production units were shut in Tiruppur. In Karur, around 800 home textile manufacturing units were shut. Reportedly, cotton now costs Rs 1 lakh per candy (356 kg), which was Rs 57,000 in September, 2021.
Tags: Textile Industry, Garment Manufacturers, Karur, Tiruppur, Cotton
Courtesy: The Times Of India
Rajasthan Self Help Group Aims To Boost Rural Production, Economy
Hindustan Zinc's Sakhi Utpadan Samiti is providing employment to women belonging to rural and tribal areas. They are running four Agri-business and two Textile units, and have employed 130 women to produce chemical-free quality products. According to India CSR, they are producing spice, pulses, and pickles. Moreover, a large number of Agriculture and textile products are offered and almost seven districts are contributing to this initiative… read-more
Tags: Agriculture, Textile Industry, Rural India, CSR
Courtesy: The Logical Indian
UP Govt To Make Gorakhpur A Textile Hub, Create Jobs For Migrant Workers
The Uttar Pradesh government has decided to help migrant workers, who had returned to the state during lockdown, by developing Gorakhpur district into a "textile hub". The state CM Yogi Adityanath said the government will focus on readymade garment industry in eastern UP by establishing a "big training centre" in the district. Reportedly, over 12,000 migrant workers belonging to textile sector returned to eastern UP during lockdown.
Tags: Uttar Pradesh, CM Yogi Adityanath, Migrant Workers, Textile Industry
Courtesy: The Indian Express