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A Slow Death Of The Famed Kashmir Carpet Industry

Aug 30, 2021 Naseer Ganai

The government has fixed Minimum Support Price (MSP) for the GI certified hand-knotted carpets and hand-woven shawls in Kashmir, people associated with the trade say it will increase the wages of weavers and spinners and take the middlemen out. However the need of the hour is to incentivise carpet and shawl exports from Kashmir, say traders.

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