Record 65 MOUs signed during Textiles India 2017

Q.  Where was Textiles India 2017 on July 1st held?
- Published on 04 Jul 17

a. Gandhinagar
b. Vadodara
c. Surat
d. Ahmedabad

ANSWER: Gandhinagar
Record 65 MOUs signed during Textiles India 2017A record 65 Memorandum of Understandings (MoUs)/agreements was signed on the second day of the Textiles India 2017 in Gandhinagar, Gujarat on 1 July 2017.

Of these 65 MoUs, 62 were signed by the Union textiles ministry and remaining three MoUs were signed by Gujarat government on textile sector.

The Textile Ministry includes MoUs with China, and Bangladesh for silk research, fashion technologies and knowledge transfer.

MoUs were signed between various domestic and international organisations, both private and government-owned.

Three government-to-government (G2G) MoUs were signed as well.

These were signed between the central silk board and department of agriculture of the Gyangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, China.

They were for the development of improved silkworm breeds and mulberry varieties with the exchange of sericulture genetic materials.

Another MoU was signed between the ministry of textiles and the department of foreign affairs and trade – Australia for textiles and fashion projects.

The third was signed between the National Institute of Fashion Technology and the Bangladesh University of Fashion and Technology to encourage academic cooperation between the two institutes and strengthen academic interventions.

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