International textile fair will be held in February, says CM Palaniswami
The Minister was here to discuss with the captains of the textile industry and experts on the successful conduct of the fair, since the government was hosting such a show for the first time.
Speaking to reporters here, the Minister said the State the government has allocated Rs 2 crore for the conduct of the fair which would showcase the capability of the State in the textile sector and in finding newer markets for the products. Besides, the fair would help bridge the gap between production and sales, he said.
To a question on fixing of wages for the laborers in the industry, the Minister said the State government would soon fix the pay of handloom weavers coming under the cooperative a sector, while the revised pay for workers in the power room sector would be decided upon through talks between the district Collectors and labor unions.
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