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BackExhibition of CSWRI technologies in the Textiles India- 2017 at Gandhinagar Gujarat

The      The Central Sheep and Wool Research Institute participated in the India’s first ever Mega Textiles Trade Fair “Textiles India -2017” organized by Ministry of Textiles Govt. of India from 30.06.2017 to 02.07.2017 at Gandhi Nagar Gujarat. Institute exhibited its wool related technologies and products in the wool and pashmina pavilion provided by CWDB, Jodhpur. The programme was inaugurated by Hon’ble Prime Minister Shri. Narendra Modi as chief guest and Union Minister of Textiles, GOI, Smt. Smriti Zubin Irani was guest of honour on the occasion.  Textiles machine manufacturers, firms associated with different textiles export promotion councils, different textiles exporters, khadi sansthan, eminent scientist and experts from leading textiles institutions visited our stall and discussed with scientists on different aspects of wool production and value addition and appreciated the technologies and products developed by CSWRI from coarse wool for better remuneration of farmers produced wool. In an informal discussion scientist of institute informed to Hon’ble Minister Shri Radha Mohan Singh Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare GOI, that out of 30 million people of India involved in natural fiber production, 1.5 million are earning their livelihood through sheep rearing and not fetching remunerative price of their produce wool. There is urgent need to decide the Minimum Support Price (MSP) of wool for sustainable wool production in India to cater the need of woolen industries, especially the carpet industry.  Institute exhibition stalled by Er. Ajay Kumar, Dr. L.R.Gurjar & Rajendra Machipuriya.