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Thirty-Nine thousand farmers benefitted from Jute procurement 

A total of 3.46 lakh bales worth Rs. 190 crores have been procured by Jute Corporation of India (JCI) during the last two years benefitting around 39,000 farmers.Rs.100 crores have been approved for 2018-19 and 2019-20 for procurement operations by JCI. Government of India had sanctioned Rs. 204 crores for four years starting 2014-15 to enable JCI to be in ...

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Cotton Production and Exports 

The Cotton Advisory Board (CAB) has estimated that during the current cotton season of October, 2017 to September, 2018, the export of cotton from India is likely to increase by 20% over last year and is expected to touch 70 lakh bales by September, 2018. From October, 2017 to April 2018, the total amount of cotton exported from India was ...

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Visa Exemption to Foreign Designers in Handicrafts Sector 

Handicrafts sector has been exempted from minimum salary condition (Rs. 16.25 lakhs per annum) for grant of employment visa to foreign designers for a period of 2 years i.e. till 30.06.2020. Export Promotion Council for Handicrafts (EPCH) had sought the intervention of Union Minister of Textiles for getting the exemption from the minimum salary condition for grant of employment visa ...

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