GUWAHATI, Feb 8 � The use of powerloom in the jute sector will prove beneficial for the weavers of NE region. Powerloom is very cost-effective and there are schemes available for the decentralised powerloom sector under the Ministry of Textiles, Government of India. Technology upgradation, even from handloom to ordinary powerloom, will lead to better earnings for weavers.
Th Basanta Singh, Officer-in-charge of the Guwahati centre of Indian Jute Industries� Research Association (IJIRA), made the above observation while speaking at the one-day awareness programme on the scheme of the Ministry of Textiles for the development of decentralised powerloom sector in the NE region at Dhing. The function was organised by IJIRA.
AK Haloi of Guwahati presented a detail project report for setting up of powerloom units with emphasis on market scope, production process, raw material availability, etc.
Altogether 60 innovative and progressive entrepreneurs took part in the interactive session of the function, stated a press release.