• search

High-level panel to look into weavers' problems: Minister

Written by: Staff

Bangalore, Feb 26 (UNI) The Centre has constituted a high-level committee to recommend an action plan to the government for the welfare of the weaving community which was in distress, Union Minister of State for Planning M V Rajashekaran said here today.

Speaking after felicitating the senior Congress leader T V Maruthi, Mr Rajashekaran said Prime Minister Manmohan Singh had recently convened a meeting of high-level officials belonging to textile and labour ministries during which he suggested the setting up of a committee to examine the problems of the weavers.

Based on the commitee's report, the Centre will come out with an 'Action Plan' to benefit several lakh members of the weaving community.

While acknowledging the acute problems being faced by the weaver community, including marketing, increased cost of production and acute poverty, the Union Minister said the proposed action plan would bring succour to the industry.


For Daily Alerts

For Breaking News from Oneindia
Get instant news updates throughout the day.

Notification Settings X
Time Settings
Clear Notification X
Do you want to clear all the notifications from your inbox?
Settings X
We use cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. This includes cookies from third party social media websites and ad networks. Such third party cookies may track your use on Oneindia sites for better rendering. Our partners use cookies to ensure we show you advertising that is relevant to you. If you continue without changing your settings, we'll assume that you are happy to receive all cookies on Oneindia website. However, you can change your cookie settings at any time. Learn more