Karnataka

Foundation stone laid for powerloom complex

Minister for Textiles and Ports Baburao Chinchansur laying the foundation stone for a power oom complex in Gurmitkal town in Yadgir district on Sunday.— Photo: Ravikumar Naraboli

Minister for Textiles and Ports Baburao Chinchansur laying the foundation stone for a power oom complex in Gurmitkal town in Yadgir district on Sunday.— Photo: Ravikumar Naraboli  

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Minister for Textiles, Ports Baburao Chinchansur, who is also the district in charge, laid the foundation stone for a powerloom complex, a handloom unit and a residential layout for homeless weavers in Gurmitkal town in Yadgir taluk on Sunday.

He said that the project cost was Rs 5.3 crore.

As many as 64 hi-tech production units of power and handloom would be established at the cost of Rs. 30 lakh in the complex to encourage weavers, he said. The houses would be given to weavers on lease for 30 years.Allamaprabhu Patil, MLC, was present.

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