Foundation stone for CFC laid

PATUM, Dec 17: Textile & Handicrafts Minister Tamiyo Taga on Saturday laid the foundation stone for a Common Facility Centre (CFC) here in Siang district, under the Integrated Sericulture Development Project, NERTPS.
He later distributed silkworm rearing tools and appliances to beneficiaries under the NERTPS’ Intensive Bivoltine Sericulture Development Project, and also distributed free yarns to weavers under the Chief Minister’s Indigenous Textile Promotion Scheme. Altogether 900 weavers in the district are being provided free yarns under the scheme.
Taga said the government is providing various forms of support to women for their economic uplift, adding that the CFC would benefit the locals as training on sericulture would be provided at it from time to time.