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Telangana urges centre to establish IIHT, Handloom Export Promotion Council

Telangana urges centre to establish IIHT, Handloom Export Promotion Council

Hyderabad, Jan 21 (UNI) Telangana Minister for Industries and IT, K T Rama Rao (KTR) on Friday urged the Union government to establish an Indian Institute of Handloom Technology (IIHT) and the National Textile Research Institute and Handloom Export Promotion Council (NTRIHEPC) in the state.
In a letter addressed to Union Ministers Nirmala Sitharaman and Piyush Goel, KTR said after the bifurcation of the State of Andhra Pradesh, the existing Indian Institute of Handloom Technology, Venkatagiri has gone to the residuary state of Andhra Pradesh.
At present there is no such institute in Telangana State to offer courses in Diploma in Handloom Technology,” the Minister said.

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