The Indian Textiles Ministry recently honoured 12 weavers and artisans for their outstanding work in handloom and handicrafts at a function in New Delhi, where 15 agreements were signed to facilitate foreign trade of such items. An exhibition showcasing achievements of micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) in the textilesector was also organised.

The Ministry released a booklet on ease of doing business in ten languages at the National Conclave on Creating Synergy for MSMEs in Textiles Sector, according to an official release. During a 100-day outreach programme across the country, Textiles Ministry officials worked in coordination with state and district administrations. Exhibitions were also held in specific districts to promote sales of such products.