Weaver Cooperative societies
Andhra Pradesh ~ India ~ International ~ City ~ Entertainment ~ Business ~ Sports ~ Technology ~ Health ~ Features
Districts ~ State Politics ~ District Officials ~ Tollywood ~ Telangana News Online ~ Praja Rajyam Online
Home / State News / 2008 / November 2008 / November 16, 2008
State Government announced waiver of loans to weaver cooperative societies
RSS / Print / Comments

Andhra Pradesh Government

State Government transfers IAS officers
Puneta is posted as Revenue Principal Secretary

Cabinet approves GoM recommendations on fee reimbursement
Group of Ministers takes important decisions

61st Birth Anniversary of YSR celebrated
Rosaiah asks party members to work towards making Rahul Gandhi as the next Prime Minister

More features on AP Government

Top News

144 Section in Hyderabad ahead of Ayodhya verdict

18 killed, several injured as bus falls into river in Bulandshahr

Pak's flawed Afghan policy of support to terror groups will bite back hard: Editorial

Ajay Devgan prays for success of his film in Ajmer

Pranab Mukherjee seeks more financial sector reforms

Australia asks CWG organizers for better treatment at closing ceremony

Study to find whether leptin helps type 1 diabetic patients

New study confirms smoking, cancer link (reissue)

State Government announced waiver of loans to weaver cooperative societies

Chief Minister inaugurated Pochampally Handloom Park


The Chief Minister, Dr.YS Rajasekhara Reddy after inaugurating the Pochampally Handloom Park at Kanumukkala village in Nalgonda district on Sunday announced the waiver of loans to the tune of Rs.330 crores to the weaver's cooperative societies across the State. He said the order to this effect will be issued within a week. He said that the government is also trying to ensure that the weaver's loans are also waived and the government is persuading the Centre to actively consider the waiver of loans that will benefit them a lot.

This is the first of its kind park developed under the Union Government's Integrated Textile Park scheme at a cost of Rs.47 crores has come up on 24 acres. It will provide direct employment to more than 10,000 weavers ensuring them of the minimum monthly income of Rs.4,000 each. The park consists of training, weaving and processing blocks, design and CAD CAM centres and effluent treatment of plant. He said that the Park has 2,000 improvised hand looms with a capacity to weave 40 lakh metres of cloth per annum.

He asked the weavers to adhere to the guidelines stipulated by the APCO while weaving the cloth and the government will take up the cloth by procuring it from APCO. The Union Minister for Textiles Shankersinh Vaghela said that the Pochampally Handloom Park was set according to international standards. The Minister for Textiles and Handlooms, P Sabita Indra Reddy explained the the initiatives taken by the government to help the weavers in the State.

Andhra News

Link to this page

Suggested pages for your additional reading
AndhraNews.net on Facebook






© 2000-2017 AndhraNews.net. All Rights Reserved and are of their respective owners.
Disclaimer, Terms of Service & Privacy Policy | Contact Us