One India – Tuesday, September 22, 2009

Guwahati, Sep.22 (ANI): A fillip has been given to the sericulture industry in Assam with the State Government setting up a composite silk unit at the Chaygaon Industrial Growth Centre. ‘Fabric Plus’ has been set up at ‘Chaygaon’ in South Kamrup district of Assam. For the establishment of the unit, the Central Silk Board (CSB), […]

REFORMING ASSAM

Industry takes over insurgency Once a Ulfa hotbed, the N-E state is now buzzing with business activity Sutanuka Ghosal & Bikash Singh KOLKATA & GUWAHATI Times of India ARCHANA Kalita, all of 10 years, was returning home with her two friends, Mimi and Kalpita, from a makeshift village school 4.5 km away in the neighbouring […]

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The Telegraph – Textile firm targets 50000 jobs

Dilip Barooah at his office-cum-showroom in Guwahati on Wednesday. Picture by UB Photos   Guwahati, Jan. 21: A Guwahati-based manufacturer of Assam silk is eyeing creation of at least 50,000 jobs in rural Northeast in the next five years. Fabric Plus, a textile firm having 500 employees and 46,000 people indirectly associated with it, intends to […]