Textile Grand Challenge 2019

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News: Union Textiles Minister has addressed the award giving ceremony for winners of the Textile Grand Challenge 2019.

Facts:

  • Textile Grand Challenge: It was organized by the Ministry of Textiles with the active support of National Jute Board and the Start up India Team of the Department for Promotion of Industry & Industrial Trade (DPIIT).
  • Aim: To bring forward innovative ideas by start-ups/entrepreneurs for development of cost effective and low-weight carry bags using Jute Biomass, Jute Plant based biopolymer and cotton fibre waste to phase out plastic bags.