The Child Labour Prohibition and Regulation Act of 1986 prohibits the employment of children in 14 sectors, but regulates it only in the slate, gem and durri making industries.

DISDAINING short-term profits for long-term moral principles, jeans giant Levi Strauss is pulling out of China, even as other US corporations scramble to get in. The reason: Levi Strauss considers

Silk has joined carpets on the list of Indian industries that are frowned on in the West because of the extensive use of child labour. The Germans first voiced complaints against the carpet industry,

Indian textiles formed an important item in the trade network, the major thrust being on cotton fabrics in vibrant kalamkari patterns. Mastery over the complex dyeing techniques gave India a distinct edge.

IN 1894, when the colonial government imposed a countervailing excise duty on Indian cotton goods to offset the advantages that may have accrued to the Indian textile industry because of a 5 per cent

THE Indian silkworm is likely to become rather superior - once scientists at the Indian Institute of Science at Bangalore are successful in their application of a method developed recently by

Biogas Plant to Generate Power and Heat for Textile Industry
The Belgian investor and project developer NPG Energy has requested WELTEC BIOPOWER GmbH from Vechta, Germany, to set up a biogas plant. The investor will also serve as the operator of the 2.4-MW plant, which is to go live in spring 2014.

This report compiles a range of benchmark curves and indicators for energy intensive industries and products. The data presented
cover approximately 55% of final manufacturing industry energy use including energy use in refineries. The analysis differentiates between ICs and DCs.

The Indian textile and clothing industry plays a dominant role in the national economy and has a prominent position in
the global textile industry. This study conducted domestic market
research to help lay the groundwork for formulating effective marketing strategies for eco-friendly products in the domestic

President Asif Ali Zardari has urged the textile industry to generate electricity through small power projects (SPPs) to save the industry from a total collapse due to ongoing loadshedding.