Articles tagged under: Textiles

Arvind – ACT Grants partner to produce 30 million masks in 12 months

September 15, 2020
Arvind – ACT Grants partner to produce 30 million masks in 12 months

Bengaluru, September 15, 2020:Arvind Limited and ACT Grants have partnered to produce 30 million N95 masks in the next 12 months. Arvind Limited has received a grant of INR 100 million from ACT Grants, the non-profit coalition of VC funds and start-up founders, and will employ its manufacturing expertise on Medical Products and Working Capital to create a large, integrated facility for N95 mask production and distribution. Through this partnership, Arvind and ACT Grants will jointly donate 9 mil...Read More

Maskati Mahajan organizes Fabexa 2020, virtual textile exhibition event

August 24, 2020
Maskati Mahajan organizes Fabexa 2020, virtual textile exhibition event

Ahmedabad: City based Maskati Mahajan, one of the oldest bodies of textile traders, has for the first time organized a virtual exhibition Fabexa 2020 starting from today. A 90-day long virtual exhibition is showcasing the thousands of textile products online. The exhibition is organized every year in a large exhibition centre, but this year, due to Covid19 pandemic, it is being organized in virtual mode. More than 100 exhibitors have participated in this exhibition which was inaugurated earlier ...Read More

Ahmedabad to witness a two day international event on ‘Sustainable textiles’

January 17, 2019
Ahmedabad to witness a two day international event on ‘Sustainable textiles’

Ahmedabad: With an effort to position Khadi as a sustainable fabric globally, Ahmedabad based social entrepreneur and founder of Sahonnati foundation and MoralFibre Fabrics, Ms. Shailini Amin, along with a group of social, environmental activists and ethical business owners from the UK and India, is organizing an event ‘A Way Ahead – Ethical Khadi’ on Jan 18th and 19th, 2019. Abbreviated as AWA: EK 2, the event, will throw light on bringing ethics back to clothing and ethical fashion. Ther...Read More

‘Swadesh’, the 100% hand crafted garment brand introduced for the first time in Gujarat at Indian Textile Global Summit

May 05, 2018
‘Swadesh’, the 100% hand crafted garment brand introduced for the first time in Gujarat at Indian Textile Global Summit

Ahemdabad: ‘Swadesh’, the 100% hand crafted ladies garment brand, attracted one and all at the three-day exhibition ‘Farm to Fashion’ at Gujarat University Convention Centre in Ahmedabad. This fashion brand from portfolio of Reliance Trends has been introduced for the first time in Gujarat. It is currently present in 10 cities of the country at Reliance Trends stores. The brand will be launched in Ahmedabad after Diwali as a part of the project Eve. The exhibition is part of India...Read More

Why depend on South? We should have enough weaving units in Gujarat to complete the entire textile chain: Rupani

May 04, 2018
Why depend on South? We should have enough weaving units in Gujarat to complete the entire textile chain: Rupani

Ahmedabad: Speaking at the Gujarat University Convention Centre here in inaugural function of 'Farm to Fashion Global Textile Summit 2018' presented by Reliance (RIL) and organized by Gujarat Chamber of Commerce and Industries(GCCI), Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani stressed for need to have sufficient textile weaving units in Gujarat to complete the entire value chain of textile. Rupani said, the government announced a policy to encourage more spinning units in Gujarat but for weaving, t...Read More

GST on textile job works through entire chain now at 5% ; e-way bill provisions finalised in GST council meet

August 05, 2017
GST on textile job works through entire chain now at 5% ; e-way bill provisions finalised in GST council meet

New Delhi: The GST rates on textile job works like stitching and embroidery, and tractor parts were on Saturday cut while e-way bill provisions relating to online pre-registration of goods before transportation were relaxed. The all-powerful GST Council, headed by finance minister Arun Jaitley and comprising representatives of all states, decided to tax all job works in the textile sector, from embroidery to weaving, at 5 per cent instead of previously decided 18 per cent. This 5 per cent ...Read More

Textile Sangharsh Samiti dissolved, leader Tarachand Kasot faces heat for failed agitation, misleading the traders

July 19, 2017
Textile Sangharsh Samiti dissolved, leader Tarachand Kasot faces heat for failed agitation, misleading the traders

Surat: Tarachand Kasot who wasted 19 days of textile industry of Surat for something which was clearly impossible to achieve has been kicked out of the GST Sangharsh Samiti - an agitation body which announced strike in textile markets. The Samiti has also been disbursed. Samiti's meeting was held in Textile market's board room yesterday in which Samiti member Dhanpat Jain revealed that Kasot had taken the Samiti members to Delhi to meet Finance minister Arun Jaitley without any confirmation ...Read More

Textile merchants decide to continue their indefinite strike, to be pan-India from tomorrow

July 11, 2017
Textile merchants decide to continue their indefinite strike, to be pan-India from tomorrow

Surat: The indefinite strike of textile Industry since July 1 to protest the implementation of GST in Surat and elsewhere in Gujarat and across the country would continue, the convener of Textile Bachao Sangarsh Samiti of Surat, the outfit leading the indefinite strike of the textile industry in this textile hub city of South Gujarat Tarachand Kasat today informed. He said that a meeting of the textile traders was held here to discuss the assurances of the state government given durin...Read More

Lathicharge over protesting faction of Textile traders in Surat

July 03, 2017
Lathicharge over protesting faction of Textile traders in Surat

Surat: Thousands of traders and workers who are into textile business today morning gathered outside the Millennium market in ring road area of Surat to oppose the Goods and Service Tax(GST)imposed by Centre on 1st July. While one set of traders who are in number of around 1,000 were ready to open their shops discontinuing the protest, the other set of traders in similar number were opposing any move to reopen the market. Protesting group of traders were chanting slogans against Navsari Lok Sabh...Read More

Textile India 2017: Irani hails Gujarat as best place for textile Industry, 65 MoUs singed on day 2

July 01, 2017
Textile India 2017: Irani hails Gujarat as best place for textile Industry, 65 MoUs singed on day 2

Gandhinagar: Altogether 65 MoU's were singed on the second day of the ongoing mega trade Fair- Textile India 2017 here today. The event was inaugurated by PM Narendra Modi yesterday. All the MoUs pertaining to textile sector were signed in the presence of Union Textile Minister Mrs Smriti Irani and Union Minister of State for Textile Ajay Tamta between various domestic and international organisations from industry and government; three of the MoUs signed are G2G MoUs. ...Read More