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'IIGF an opportunity for overseas buyers, garment exporters'
SME Times News Bureau | 18 Jan, 2018
The India International Garment Fair (IIGF), the 6oth edition of which was inaugurated Wednesday in the national capital, is an opportunity for Indian exporters and foreign buyers to forge business relationship, said APEC chairman H. K. L Magu.
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Jayashree Textiles' Bengal unit faces labour disturbances
Staff Reporter | 27 Dec, 2017
Jayashree Textiles, an Aditya Birla Group company, on Tuesday said its factory at West Bengal's Rishra area in Hooghly district has been faced with "unjustifiable labour disturbances" and the management has dismissed nine workers.
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Govt approves new skill development scheme for textile sector
SME Times News Bureau | 21 Dec, 2017
The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs, chaired by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi has given its approval for a new skill development scheme covering the entire value chain of the textile sector excluding Spinning & Weaving in organized Sector, titled "Scheme for Capacity Building in Textile Sector (SCBTS)" from 2017-18 to 2019-20 with an outlay of Rs. 1300 crore.
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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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