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Press Information Bureau <br />Government of India<br />Ministry of Textiles<br /><span style='float:right;font-size:80%;font-weight:lighter'>13 DEC 2019 5:09PM by PIB Delhi</span>
Promotion of Pashmina Shawls

Government of India has been providing marketing facilities for all handloom products including Pashmina Shawls all across the country under Handloom Marketing Assistance (HMA), a component of National Handloom Development Programme (NHDP).  Since 2016-17, a total of 678 Handloom Marketing events/expos have been organized in different states to help weavers from all across the country to sell their products.The above product is also registered as Kashmir Pashmina vide application No.46 under Geographical Indications of Goods (Registration and Protection) Act, 1999.

Government of India has sanctioned 2 numbers of Textile Parks in Jammu and Kashmir under Scheme for Integrated Textile Park (SITP). Details are as under:

 

Sl.

No.

Name of Textile Park

District

GoI Share

1

J&K Textile Park, Kathua, Jammu

Kathua

39.70

2

Kashmir Wool & Silk Textile Park, Ghatti, J & K

Kathua

40.00

 

This information was given by the Union Minister of Textiles, Smriti Zubin Irani, in written reply in the Lok Sabha today.

 

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