01 July, Gandhinagar
Union Textiles Minister Smriti Irani witnessed the signing of 65 MoUs in the textiles sector on Saturday on the 2nd day of mega textiles trade fair, Textiles India 2017, being held in Gandhinagar, Gujarat.
MoUs were signed between various domestic and international organizations from industry and government.
The MoUs signed relate to exchange of information and documentation, Research & Development, commercialization of handloom products and silk production, cooperation in Geo textiles, skill development and supply of cotton and trade promotion with overseas partners among others.
Addressing the media, the Textiles Minister said that the current age is a golden era for development of textile industry. She affirmed the commitment of the Government of India in promoting the sector.
Many Union Ministers will be attending the Textiles India 2017 tomorrow on the third and last day of the event. Minister of Information and Broadcasting Shri Venkaiah Naidu will be the chief guest for the Valedictory session of the event.