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Mini textile parks to come up in 25 taluks of Karnataka

Updated: Jan 12, 2023 09:14:27am

Mini textile parks to come up in 25 taluks of Karnataka

Bengaluru, Jan 12 (KNN) The Karnataka government is planning to establish mini-textile parks in 25 taluks of the state.

Speaking at the launch of the Direct Benefit Transfer (DBT) for the handloom and power loom weavers on Wednesday, Karnataka Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai said that the parks will be set up in taluks which have more concentration of weaver’s population.


“Weavers must focus on the quality of products and come forward for exports. The market must be extended through the digital forum and for this, the Department of Handlooms and Textile will extend full support,” he said, adding that the state government has been striking various deals with Amazon, Flipkart, and other online forums to help the industry expand.

On this occasion, Bommai interacted with the weavers of Bengaluru Rural, Urban, Tumkur, Belagavi, and Bagalkot.

Textile and Sugar Minister Shankarpatil Munenkoppa, Karnataka Handloom Development Corporation Chairman Siddu Savadi, MLAs Mahadevappa, Shivalingappa Yadwad, M.D.Lakshminarayana and others were also present.  (KNN Bureau)


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