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BackHon'ble Chief Minister of Rajasthan, Smt. Vasundhara Raje visited the Institute Exhibition stall in 4th International Textile and Apparel Fair VASTRA 2015 at Jaipur

ICAR-Central Sheep and Wool Research Institute, Avikanagar has participated in 4th International Textile and Apparel Fair “VASTRA 2015” on 28-30th September, 2015 at JECC, Sitapura Industrial Area, Jaipur.  Institute exhibition was stalled in Technical Textile & Non-Woven Pavilion sponsored by Textile Commissioner Office, Noida, Ministry of Textiles, Govt. of India. The Division of Textile Manufacture & Textile Chemistry of the Institute demonstrated their developed technologies & products, especially mechanically processed 100% Pashmina & Angora shawls, woollen handicraft products of handmade felts and Design & Development of hand knotted & handloom woven carpets. This woollen handicraft products of handmade felts developed under skill development programme sponsored by CWDB.

The chief guest of Inaugural Function Smt. Vasundhara Raje, Hon’ble Chief Minister of Rajasthan and other dignitaries visited the institute exhibition stall. Er. Ajay Kumar, I/C Head, Textile Manufacture and Textile Chemistry Division explained about the designing and development of woollen products in the Institute and development programme taken up for rural women artisans of the state. The demonstrated technologies and products were well appreciated by her and left the stall with comments that there is still need to do lot of work to support rural artisans for enhancing their skill & livelihood.