India's first automatic reeling machine inaugurated in AP

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Hyderabad, Jul 8 (UNI) Union minister for Textiles Shankarsingh Vaghela today inaugurated India's first automatic reeling machine under the catalystic development programme at Jangaon in Warangal district, 150 km away from the capital city.

Speaking on the occasion, Mr Vaghela said the machine would produce international grade raw silk, which will boost both domestic and export markets. The machine, imported from China, would require about 218 metric tonnes of Cocoon, which will be linked up with one automatic reeling machine.

Another machine would be established in Tamil Nadu in 15 days, the minister said adding that Rs 60 crore had been provided for setting up of Jute Parks under Jute Technology mission.

The minister said the National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT) would be set up shortly at Patna, Bhopal and Shillong.


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