65 MoUs signed at Textiles India 2017

Jul 3, 2017 09:18 IST

65 MoUs signed at Textiles India 2017=65 Memorandum of Understandings (MoUs)/agreements was signed on the second day of the Textile India 2017 in Gandhinagar, Gujarat on 1 July 2017. Of these 65 MoUs, 62 were signed by the Union textiles ministry and remaining three MoUs were signed by Gujarat government on textile sector.

The Textile Ministry includes MoUs with China, and Bangladesh for silk research, fashion technologies and knowledge transfer.

 

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The signing ceremony was presided over by Union Textiles Minister Smriti Irani and Union Minister of State for Textiles Ajay Tamta.

In her address on this occasion, Union Textile Minister Smriti Irani has said that this was the era of the development of the textile industry.

MoUs were signed between various domestic and international organisations, both private and government-owned. Three government-to-government (G2G) MoUs were signed as well. These were signed between the central silk board and department of agriculture of the Gyangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, China for the development of improved silkworm breeds and mulberry varieties with the exchange of sericulture genetic materials.

Another MoU was signed between the ministry of textiles and the department of foreign affairs and trade - Australia for textiles and fashion projects. The third was signed between the National Institute of Fashion Technology and the Bangladesh University of Fashion and Technology to encourage academic cooperation between the two institutes and strengthen academic interventions.

The entire list of the MoUs signed during Textiles India 2017:

Government MoUs

Serial No.

Signatories

Summary


1

2

1

Central Silk Board

Deptt. of Agriculture of Gyangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, People’s Republic of China

Development of improved silk worm breeds and mulberry varieties suitable to both the countries by exchange of sericulture egenetic materials, etc.

2

Ministry of Textiles, DC(HL)

Department of Foreign Affairs & Grade, Govt. of Australia

Australian Indian Textiles and Fashion project

3

National Institute of Fashion Technology

Bangladesh University of Fashion & Technology

encourage academic cooperation between the two institutes and strengthen academic interventions 

Batch 1

Serial No.

Signatories

Summary


1

2

1

Powerloom Export Development Council (PDEXCIL)

Sri Lanka Apparel Exporters Association

Exchange of Information

2

CITI

International Textile Manufactures Federation (ITMF)

Exchange information and documentation

3

Cotton Corporation India (CCI)

Southern India Mills Association (SIMA)

Supply of Cotton to SIMA

4

Cotton Textiles Export Promotion Council (TEXPROCIL)

China Cotton Textiles Association

To exchange information and documentation concerning economic information as well as business information and trade facilitation etc.  

5

Vardhman Textiles Ltd.

TOYOBO Co Ltd, Japan

To buy approx. US$ 20 Million worth of Textiles in the current financial year from Vardhman Textiles Ltd.

6

SRETPC

Indian Chamber of Commerce and Culture,  Slovakia

Trade Promotion with overseas partner

Batch 2

Serial No.

Signatories

Summary


1

2

1

Central Silk Board (CSB)

M/s Five P Ventures India Pvt Ltd, Erode

Development and commercialization of Handloom products developed by Product Development Division of CSB

2

Vardhman Textiles Ltd.

ALMUNDO Associate, Japan

To buy approx. US$ 20 Million worth of Textiles in the current financial year from Vardhman Textiles Ltd.

3

TEXPROCIL

Vietnam Textile & Apparel Association

To provide appropriate assistance and advice to member companies or their businessmen of the parties for business visits to respective countries annually to participate in trade fairs, exhibitions, business seminars and other activities

4

ATIRA

Entrepreneurship Development Institute of India (EDII), Ahmedabad

Cooperation in Geo Textiles, Nano Fibre tech and Protective Textiles and Skill Development

5

IJIRA

Dept of Civil Engineering, Bangladesh University of Engineering  & Technology

R&D in jute products

6

EPCH

Himachal Pradesh State Handicrafts & Handloom Corporation Ltd

Development of market niche for Himachal Pradesh exporters through divers set of market linkage and promotion activities

Batch 3

Serial No.

Signatories

Summary


1

2

1

CSB

M/s MK Designs, Bangalore

Commercialization of Silk Products

2

ATIRA

iCreate International Centre for Entrepreneurship and Technology

Development of Entrepreneurs incubates in the area of Focus Incubation

3

TEXPROCIL

The Indo-Polish Chamber of Commerce

To provide appropriate assistance and advice to member companies or their businessmen of the parties for business visits to respective countries annually to participate in trade fairs, exhibitions, business seminars and other activities

4

PDEXCIL

CMAI

Exchange of Information

5

Cotton Corporation of India (CCI)

South India Spinners Association (SISPA)

Supply of Cotton

6

EPCH

Shriram Institute for Industrial Research 

Knowledge sharing, training and research

Batch 4

Serial No.

Signatories

Summary


1

2

1

CCI

NTC

Supply of Cotton

2

Vardhman Textiles Ltd.

Takisada Group, Japan

The MoU is an agreement on part of M/s. Takisada Group, Japan to buy approx. US$ 20 Million worth of Textiles in the current financial year from Vardhman Textiles Ltd.

3

TEXPROCIL

China Chamber of Commerce for Import & Export of Textiles

To provide appropriate assistance and advice to member companies or their businessmen of the parties for business visits to respective countries annually to participate in trade fairs, exhibitions, business seminars and other activities

4

PDEXCIL

NID

Exchange of Information

5

Cotton Corporation India (CCI)

CAI (Cotton Association of India)

 To facilitate and provide e-auction platform by CCI for CAI member mills to sell their cotton stock to overseas buyers.            

6

EPCH

TUV Rheinland India Pvt Ltd

Cooperation in awareness building and knowledge dissemination for handicraft exporters in areas of supply chain standardization, processing, product certification and testing

Batch 5

Serial No.

Signatories

Summary


1

2

1

SASMIRA

Texas Tech University (TTU), USA

R&D

2

NIFT

Entrepreneurship Development Institute of India, Ahmedabad

To provide scope for wider learning to the students of both the institutes on entrepreneurship and design promotion. 

3

NTC

NITRA

Services relating to inspection

4

Cotton Association of India (CAI)

International Cotton Association

Exchange of Information

5

ATIRA

Centre for Entrepreneurship Development (CED), Gandhinagar

Cooperation in Geo Textiles, Nano Fibre tech and Protective Textiles and Skill Development

6

WRA

The Technical University of Liberec, Czech Republic

Research Activities

Batch 6

Serial No.

Signatories

Summary


1

2

1

NITRA

ICAR

R&D

2

SRTEPC

Malaysian Textiles Manufactures Association (MTMA)

Trade Promotion with overseas partner

3

NIFT

KVIC

Design development and training with Khadi institutions identified by KVIC

4

NTC

BTRA

Services relating to inspection

5

SASMIRA

Institute of Chemical Technology , Mumbai

R&D, Training & Education

6

WRA

Deakin University, Australia

Research Activities

Batch 7

Serial No.

Signatories

Summary


1

2

1

SITRA

APRUS Bio medical Innovation Private Ltd

Research and technical transformation

2

NTC

ATIRA

Testing

3

NITRA

CSIR, South Africa

Cooperation in R&D activities relating to natural fibres

4

SRTEPC

Indo Polish Chamber of Commerce & Industry


5

Sangam India Ltd

Sharda Europe Co Ltd, Poland

Trade Promotion with overseas partner

6

HEPC

Knowledge for Innovation in Trade & Technology for Entrepreneurial Start-Ups (KITTES)

Promotion of business and Stat-Ups

Batch 8

Serial No.

Signatories

Summary


1

2

1

EPCH

Vietnam Association of Crafts Village

Sustainable development of the handcrafts sector

2

Stockholm International Water Institute (SIWI) - Sweden  

Jaipur Integrated Texcraft Park Pvt. Ltd.

Zero Liquid Discharge and waste disposable management.

3

Guajarat Cleaner Production Centre

Gujarat Eco Textiles Park

Cleaner production initiatives

4

CITI

Wakfield Inspection Services Ltd

Mutual Trade Development in cotton sector

5

SITRA

SASMIRA

Research and technical transformation

6

SRETPC

Sri Lankan Apparel Brands Association

Trade Promotion with overseas partner

Batch 9

Serial No.

Signatories

Summary


1

2

1

EPCH

CCIC &

 

D/o Post

Encourage the exchange of ideas for developing differenct utility/souvenir mementos and other handicrafts products

2

MANTRA

Sardar Vallabhbhai National Institute of Technology (SVNIT)

Research Activities

3

SITRA

Applied Automation Systems Pvt Ltd

Research and technical transformation

4

Handloom Export Promotion Council (HEPC)

India Trade Exhibition Centre- middle East


5

WRA

College of Design and Social Cotex, RMIT University, Australia

Assistance in establishing Centre of Excellence, exchange of faculty, research

6

SRTEPC

Kabul Chamber of Commerce and Industry (KCCI)

Trade Promotion with overseas partner

Batch 10

Serial No.

Signatories

Summary


1

2

1

WRA

Directorate of Research and Business Engagement, University of Manchester

Research Activities

2

HEPC

Japan India Industry Promotion Association (JIIPA)

Bring buyer to RBSM, To organize BSM at Japan

3

SITRA

Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute for Medical Sciences and Technology (SCTIMST)

Research and technical transformation

4

IL&FS Clusters

Jaipur Integrated Texcraft Park Pvt Ltd. (JITPPL), Rajasthan

To set up a skilling centre at the park

5

Shell India

Gujarat Eco Textile Park

To develop and implement play of grid Off-grid Hybrid Energy System for MSME textile clusters

6

SRTEPC

Sri Lankan Apparel Brands Association

Trade Promotion with overseas partner






Batch 11

Serial No.

Signatories

Summary


1

2

1

WRA

TEMAG Laboratuari, ITU, Turkey

Research Activities

2

MANTRA

South Gujarat Textiles Processors Association (SGTPA)

Research Activities

Textiles India 2017

Textiles India 2017 is a three-day mega textiles trade fair being held in Gandhinagar, Gujarat. The mega exhibition was planned to showcase the value chain of India. The aim of the exhibition was to position Textiles India as a mega Annual International Event by bringing global and Indian leaders together on one platform. It was held from June 30-July 2, 2017.

Note: Textiles India 2017 was positioned as the first ever global B2B textiles event in India. It wanted to forecast Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s inspiring vision, "From Farm to Fibre, Fibre to Factory, Factory to Fashion, Fashion to Foreign Exports".

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