Surat will get Textile Skill development centre soon !!! Textile city Surat will have new skill development center in near future. Last week, The cabinet committee on economic affairs, has given its approval for Scheme for Capacity Building in Textile Sector (SCBTS), a new skill development scheme covering the textile sector. This scheme will have an outlay of Rs 1,300 crore for 3 years. Industry sourses Said, these center will develop in Surat, Ichalkaranji, Bhilwara, Tirupur, Varanasi, Malegaon, Pali and in Bhiwandi. The scheme will have 'National Skill Qualification Framework (NSQF)' compliant training courses with funding norms as per the common norms notified by Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship (MSDE). There are 6.5 lakh powerloom machines are installed in surat which produces app. 3 crore meter fabrics per day. Weaving industries in the city is unorganised and most labourers in the city are self-groomed without any proper technical skill orientation or training and this creates an inconsistency in the production and quality parameters. Upskilling and recognition of prior learning is the need of the hour for the Surat powerloom industry, which employs four lakh workers directly. The skilling programmes would be implemented through textile industry to meet trained manpower…
The Powerloom machinery owner of Man-Made Fibre(MMF) based industry in Surat are worried about contineous increasing yarn prices since a month. Various deniers of synthetic yarn have reached at new height in every sale. The prices of texurised yarn, FDY has incresed upto Rs. 8-10/kg. during last the month. In December's first sale, yarn manufacturers, spinners has further tighten the prices. They again have raised the prices of POY, PTY and FDY by Rs. 1/kg. Though the prices are increasing, the momentom of market is weak. Because of weak demand and GST regime the weaving sector has observed three weeks long vacation this year. After Diwali vacation, weaving units are yet not running at full fledged mode. Now, Powerloom weavers are worried about hike in yarn prices and are in wait and watch mode for new orders. Many workers have left the city and have not returned. In some industrial area, the powerloom units are running in one shift only. The daily MMF fabric production in the city has come down to 2 crore meter, decreased by almost 50%. Yarn manufacturers are arguing that because of incresing crude oil prices, the raw material PTA, MEG and chips prices also have…
GST concern : Unhappy Traders will not illuminate the market this year The texile traders will not illuminate the market during Diwali festival to mark their protest against GST. The market's buildings will not be decorated with colourful lightings during the Diwali this year first time. The market said that the central government is not accepting the demands of the textile traders on the GST. The government is not supportive and traders have decided not to celebrate Diwali festival. The GST council again has neglected their demands. Except for the relief in e-way bill and abolition of reserve charge mechanism (RCM) till March 2018, the GST Council meeting has not accepted most of the demands put forth by the traders. Traders stated that they will not be able to take the benefit of the composition scheme as the turnover for the scheme has been raised from Rs 75 lakh to Rs 1 crore per annum. Most of the traders, even the small one, will not be benefited by the scheme. The GST Council has given relief to taxpayers by filing quarterly returns, provided his turnover is less than Rs 1.5 crore per annum. In the textile sector, Rs 1.5 crore…
Technical Textiles have a significant part of growth in world textiles .It represents about 31% of the total Textile Production. Technical textiles are defined as textile materials and products used primarily for their technical performance and functional properties rather than their aesthetic or decorative characteristics. Other terms used for defining technical textiles include industrial textiles, functional textiles, performance textiles, engineering textiles, invisible textiles and hi-tech textiles. Technical textiles are used individually or as a component/part of another product. Technical textiles are used individually to satisfy specific functionssuch as fire retardant fabric for uniforms of firemen and coated fabric to beused as awnings. As a component or part of another product, they are used to enhance the strength, performance or other functional properties of that product as done by the tyre cord fabrics in tyres and interlining in shirt collars. They are also used as accessories in processes to manufacture other products like filter fabric in food industry or paper maker felt in paper mills Global Demand and Growth The global demand for a variety of technical textiles has continuously increased as a result of their rising base of applications in end‐use industries. Major end‐use industries are automotive, construction, healthcare, protective…
Surat : Post GST, in two fortnights, the prices of polyester synthetic yarn have reached at a new height. The POY prices rose by 7% and yarn manufacturers have increased various deniers prices from Rs 5 to Rs 10 per kilogram in the first sale of August. The powerloom weavers of the city are worried about the hike in yarn prices. Sources said, weavers are already disturbed by 5 per cent GST on job work, 18 per cent GST on yarn and now on the other hand yarn spinners are continously increasing yarn prices. Industry sources said, there is no rational behind increasing the yarn prices, when the companies are well aware of the fact that there is no such movement in the market. The small weavers, who are operating 12-24 powerloom machines are hugely affected by the tax on job work. Now, the increased yarn prices are further cause of worry for thousands of small-time weavers. During last month, before GST, yarn manufacturers has increased the prices of crimp, Roto and FDY deniers based yarn upto Rs. 3/kg. Now, in August first sale, they have further increased yarn prices upto Rs.10/kg. This will adversely affect the industry and the…
Woven fabric exports were down 4 per cent both in terms of shipment and value and 11 per cent in May 2017. Shipments aggregated 361 million sq meters during the month valued at US$268 million or INR1,700 crore. Total domestic production in all sectors was at 5,335 million sqmotres during May, implying exports accounting for about 7 per cent for the month. Unit value realization averaged US$0.74 per sqmetre in May 2017, the same as in May 2016 but down Rs 2 in Rupee terms at INR 47.30 per sq. metre. This May 141 countries imported woven fabrics from India, with Bangladesh being the largest importer, followed by UAE and Sri Lanka. The thee together accounted for 35 per cent of total woven fabrics during the month. In May 2017, 11 countries did not import any fabric from India as they did last year. However, they were replaced by 18 countries which imported fabric worth US$4.6 million this May. Afghanistan, Hungary, Suriname, Lithuania, Malta, Denmark, Austria, Maldives, Nepal and Estonia were the 10 fastest growing markets for woven fabrics, and accounted for 3 per cent of total value exported in May. Cotton Fabrics Dominates Woven fabrics made of 100% cotton…
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