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Last updated: 05 Sep, 2017  

Skill India to train 20,000 youth in textile sector
SME Times News Bureau | 01 Dec, 2017
About 20,000 youth across the country would be skilled by 2020 in apparel, made-ups and home furnishing sectors in collaboration with textile major Arvind Ltd, said Skill Development and Entrepreneurship Minister Ananthkumar Hegde on Thursday.
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Apparel exporters hail enhancement in rates of MEIS
SME Times News Bureau | 28 Nov, 2017
Apex body of apparel exporters, AEPC has welcomed the increase in the rates of Merchandise Exports from India scheme (MEIS) to 4 percent of value of exports, said council on Monday in New Delhi.
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Post-GST rates notified to boost exports, jobs in textiles
Saurabh Gupta | 27 Nov, 2017
Post-GST rates notified to boost exports and employment generation in the labour intensive textiles and apparel sector, notified ministry of textiles in New Delhi recently.
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Need to streamline process of standardization: Textiles Secy
SME Times News Bureau | 03 Nov, 2017
Secretary, Ministry of Textiles, Anant Kumar Singh has underlined the need to streamline the process of standardization for faster development of the standards in the area of technical textiles and to develop the sector indigenously and fulfil the domestic requirements.
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Apparel exporters puts forth concerns before Parl Committee
Saurabh Gupta | 30 Oct, 2017
Apex apparel body, AEPC has made a point wise presentation to the Parliamentary Standing Committee on the impact of GST on Apparel Exports, informed Apparel Export Promotion Council (AEPC) in a press release.
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'Steps taken by GST council to give immediate relief to apparel industry'
SME Times News Bureau | 09 Oct, 2017
AEPC has hailed the slew of measures taken by the GST Council under the Chairmanship of Arun Jaitely Union Finance Minister in its 22nd meeting held in New Delhi recently.
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Address refund of embedded taxes on exports: AEPC to Govt
Saurabh Gupta | 06 Oct, 2017
Ahead of GST Council's meeting on Friday, AEPC has urged the government to address the refund of embedded taxes on exports ahead of the GST Council's meeting on Friday.
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New drawback rate disappoints garment exporters
Saurabh Gupta | 23 Sep, 2017
Apparel Industry expresses extreme disappointment on the announcement of the all industry duty drawback rates on export of ready made garments, the official body of apparel exporters, AEPC said in a press release on Friday.
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'Textile industry presents India's tradition & legacy to world'
SME Times News Bureau | 22 Sep, 2017
The Union Minister for Textiles and Information & Broadcasting, Smriti Zubin Irani has said that textile is not just an industry, but also a tradition and a legacy which we present to the world through the magic of India's handcrafts and machines.
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Cabinet apprised of India-Japan MoU for silk research to boost exports
SME Times News Bureau | 13 Sep, 2017
The Union Cabinet has been apprised of an MoU between Central Silk Board (CSB), India and National Institute of Agrobiological Sciences (NIAS), Japan for collaborative research in the field of silkworm and silk industries.
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