Tirupur: While linking of the Unique Account Number (UAN) with Aadhaar is happening in full swing in the knitwear cluster, trade unions have raised concern that only about 40% of the employees are covered under the Employee Provident Fund (EPF) scheme.

NEW DELHI: Textiles Minister Smriti Irani Thursday said the External Affairs Ministry has stepped up efforts to help the domestic industry facing trade-related challenges, including non-compliance of treaties by certain countries.

Apparel exporters have appealed to the government to review the duty drawback rates announced recently for ready-made garments.

Mysuru, Dec 13 (KNN) With an objective to create awareness among Micro, Small & Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) about delayed payment act and powers of MSE Facilitation Council (MSEFC), an awareness program will be held on December 18, 2018 at Vidya Vikas Engineering & Technology Institution Alanahalli, Mysuru.

Visakhapatnam, Dec 13 (KNN) The District Industries Promotion Committee, in a meeting this week, has decided to allocated as many as 120 plots in the industrial park at Gurrampalem near Pendurty in the city for the 75 new MSME units.

Reserve Bank of India (RBI) governor Shaktikanta Das on Thursday sought to understand from heads of state-owned lenders whether there were any further steps that could be taken to lend more to the micro, small and medium enterprises (MSME) sector, a senior banker told FE.