Kashmir Handloom Corporation bags Rs 1.25 crore order from Reid and Taylor

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Srinagar, July 6 (ANI): Jammu and Kashmir Handloom Development (JKHDC) has bagged an order of Rs 1.25 crore from Reid and Taylor, which supplies the finest quality of fabric to many renowned fashion houses around the world.

The deal was finalised in a recent meeting that was held between JKHDC and senior officials of Reid and Taylor, including its Marketing President.

According to reports, Reid and Taylor has placed orders for 12000 meters of tweeds and other handloom products

"They (Reid and Taylor) were very much satisfied with our tweeds, blankets, shawls and other handloom material. After watching our stuff, they have placed the orders of tweeds...though we got the order last year also from the same company, but this time the order size is increased," said Nasrullah, an official of the JKHDC.

"Reid and Taylor have placed the order of 12000 meters of tweeds, 3000 blankets and 2000 shawls," he added.

Another worker added that this order would increase the production activity in the corporation, which has been hit by the global economic slow down.

"Two days back, we received an order of Rs 1.25 crore from Reid and Taylor, this order will help us to increase our production activity. Our workers will get work and this order will also help our organisation," added Mohammad Malik, a worker with the organisation. (ANI)

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