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Jute diversified products' exports rose 24pc since 2014: Irani

Press Trust of India  |  Kolkata 

Textiles on Monday said that exports of diversified products have risen 24 per cent since 2014.

Speaking at a textile outreach programme here, said "is the currency of the day" and that it had contributed to the flourish of for years.

said the ministry is trying to connect the weavers with big companies for realising higher margins.

The government is looking at ways and means to raise the income of the weavers and generate employment, he said.

Insurance and marketing assistance to weavers are also being in 40 districts of India, the said.

Singh added that pre and post registration of GI tags of 163 handicraft and is required.

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First Published: Mon, January 07 2019. 22:00 IST