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Smriti Zubin Irani inaugurates apparel and garment making centre at Imphal

Smriti Zubin Irani inaugurates apparel and garment making centre at Imphal

| | 27 Nov 2016, 07:24 pm
New Delhi, Nov 27 (IBNS): Union Minister of Textiles Smriti Zubin Irani inaugurated the Apparel and Garment Making Centre in Lamboikhongnangkhong, Imphal on Sunday.

She also distributed “Pehchan” Identity Cards to some artisans.

The Centre consists of one skilling block and two commercial blocks and 300 nos. of machines are installed in the centre.

Irani  said that the scheme for identifying weavers were launched in 7th October,2014  and now more than 2000 weavers have been identified and issued identity cards.

She said that the Prime Minister wants to give special attention to NE states for development, the project for installing the centre is Rs 18 crore and it will be beneficial for the state and it was completed within 9 months.

MUDRA scheme is also launched for the direct connectivity of the weavers so that they can be easily identified for International Exhibition.

She further added that for textile promotion in the state, the central government has sanction Rs.200 crores.

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