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Kashmir Pashmina exporters and manufacturers meet LG Sinha

Ziraat Times News Network

Srinagar, May 5: A delegation of Pashmina Exporters and Manufacturers Association (PEMA) called on the Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha, at the Raj Bhavan here today.

The delegation led by Dr Hina Shafi Bhatt, VC, J&K Khadi & Village Industries Board apprised him about the present scenario of Pashmina shawl industry in J&K. They also put forth their concerns and issues pertaining to safeguarding the Pashmina shawl industry and people associated with it, and effective promotion of the industry.

The delegation of PEMA included its President Tariq Ahmed Dar and office bearers Imran Rashid and Abdul Manan.

While interacting with the delegation, the Lt Governor observed that dedicated efforts are being made to increase the exports and various promotional schemes and possibilities will be looked into so that this cottage industry is promoted efficiently.

The Lt Governor further said that various schemes for the upliftment of the artisans, weavers, and craftsmen are being run by the UT administration. He urged the members of the delegation to ensure that benefits of the same reach grass root levels by spreading awareness among the artisans and weavers.

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