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Govt looking to connect artisans with global buyers: Irani

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Government today said that it is exploring possibilities to establish a direct link between artisans and global buyers.

"In the coming days, textile going technical and digital would surely be beneficial. We are exploring possibilities to establish direct connect between artisans and global buyers" Union Smriti Irani said at a 'Make In India' summit' here.

The Minister further pitching for promotion of traditional skills and their alignment with modern technology.

"We need to celebrate the success of Indian brands and the notable work done by our own people. The textile industry is an exciting sector from the manufacturing perspective and we are trying to pool in our strengths across ministries," she said.

"Also, the traditional skills need to be engaged with the modern technology and the industry academia must be strengthened not only domestically but internationally also," Irani said.

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First Published: Tue, October 18 2016. 21:28 IST