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Minister Irani wants to see Surat as textile machinery hub

Published: 2020-01-14

Indian minister of textiles Smriti Irani recently asked businessmen and the Southern Gujarat Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SGCCI) to work out a plan to make Surat a textile machinery manufacturing hub. She met SGCCI office bearers in Surat recently and urged them to participate in a textile machinery expo that the government plans to organise in August.

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SGCCI president Ketan Desai told a top Indian English-language daily that SGCCI could host this expo.



Textile Machinery Manufacturing Association chairman Vallabh Thummar was also present in the meeting.



Source:Fibre2Fashion News Desk (DS)