Last Updated : Feb 16 2019 9:30AM     Screen Reader Access
News Highlights
PM Modi leads nation in paying tributes to martyrs of Pulwama attack; Says perpetrators of dastardly attack will not be spared            Government convenes all-party meeting in New Delhi today over Pulwama attack            US extends support to New Delhi's right to self-defense & offers full co-operation in confronting terrorism            Bikaner land scam case: ED attaches assets worth over Rs 4 crore of Robert Vadra's company & others            Badminton National: PV Sindhu to clash with Saina Nehwal in Women's Singles Final in Guwahati today           

State News

Oct 09, 2018
7:49PM

Smriti Irani inaugurates 3-day Silk Expo & Workshop on Silk Samagra in Imphal

NSD Logo
Union Textiles Minister Smriti Irani  inaugurated a three-day Silk Expo and Workshop on Silk Samagra in Imphal today. Chief Minister N. Biren Singh and State Textiles, Commerce and Industries Minister Thongam Biswajit  were also present. Speaking on the occasion Mrs Irani said that the Centre has recently approved setting up of an Eri Spinning Mill worth 22 Crore rupees for the expansion silk industry in the State. She added that the mill is expected to give employment to around 2500 people.

The Union Minister said, under the supervision of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the Centre has enhanced funding to North East Region Textile Promotion Scheme (NERTPS) under which a large number of textile parks and textile units are currently functional in the North East region.

She said, in 2013-14, the fund allocation under NERTPS was only 2.86 Crore rupees and in the past four years, the NDA Government at the Centre has already spent 839 Crore rupees for the growth of textiles industry in the region.

She said that the Centre has announced a package of 6000 Crore rupees for the development of apparel and make-up sector in the country.

 
Earlier, she distributed 1.73 Crore rupees through DBT to 322 beneficiaries of Integrated Sericulture Development Project (ISDP-Hills) for the construction of Individual Adult Rearing House (IARH). 
 

Live Twitter Feed

Listen News

Morning News 16 (Feb) Midday News 15 (Feb) News at Nine 15 (Feb) Hourly 16 (Feb) (0905hrs)
समाचार प्रभात 16 (Feb) दोपहर समाचार 15 (Feb) समाचार संध्या 15 (Feb) प्रति घंटा समाचार 16 (Feb) (0900hrs)
Khabarnama (Mor) 16 (Feb) Khabrein(Day) 15 (Feb) Khabrein(Eve) 15 (Feb)
Aaj Savere 16 (Feb) Parikrama 15 (Feb) Lok Ruchi Samachar 10 (Feb)

Listen Programs

Market Mantra 15 (Feb) Samayki 15 (Feb) Sports Scan 15 (Feb) Spotlight/News Analysis 14 (Feb)
    Public Speak

    Country wide 14 (Feb) Surkhiyon Mein 14 (Feb) Charcha Ka Vishai Ha 13 (Feb) Vaad-Samvaad 12 (Feb) Money Talk 12 (Feb) Current Affairs 8 (Feb)