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Government of India
Ministry of Micro,Small & Medium Enterprises
30-August-2012 16:24 IST
Promotion to Coir Sector

 

 

 

21 Coir production Units and 25 exporters from Maharashtra are registered with the Coir Board under the Coir Industry (Registration) Rules 2008.  A Coir Show Room-cum-Sales Depot (Coir Bhavan) is also functional at Mumbai for marketing coir and coir products. 

 

Coir Board is undertaking skill development activities in the State of Maharashtra under its Skill Upgradation and Quality Improvement programme. The details for the last five years are:

 

Year

No. of Persons Trained

2007-2008

180

2008-2009

451

2009-2010

170

2010-2011

83

2011-2012

320

 

These activities are likely to continue in the XII Plan also.

 

This information was given by the Union Minister for Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises, Shri Vayalar Ravi in a written reply to a question in the in the Rajya Sabha today.

 

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