MSME Minister Rane unveils anti-bacterial fabric made by Kumarappa National Handmade Paper Institute, Jaipur
Jaipur, 27 Nov (KNN) Union Minister for MSME Narayana Rane launched the unique anti-bacterial fabric developed by Kumarappa National Handmade Paper Institute, Jaipur, under KVIC.
The fabric is treated with anti-bacterial agent extracted from cow dung which prevents bacterial growth in the fabric.
Union Minister Rane said, this innovative fabric could be great use in hospitals and other medical facilities.
He also lauded the innovative KhadiPrakritik Paint made from cow dung and the unique plastic-mixed handmade paper developed by the Institute.
“The two products had great potential of creating rural employment while also contributing to environment protection,” added the Minister.
He said, all efforts would be made to take KhadiPrakritik Paint to every village of the country and project it as a model of sustainable employment.
He added that his Ministry aims atsetting up KhadiPrakritik Paint units in every part of the country that will give a big boost to government’s rural employment initiatives.
The Minister directed the officials to explore feasibility of setting up plastic-mixed handmade paper units in rural areas for creating local employment.