JAMMU, Apr 1: A renowned manufacturer and exporter of woollen knitwears based in Ludhiana, Sanjeev Dhir took charge as the chairman of the Wool and Woollens Export Promotion Council (WWEPC) for two year term 2020-2022.
Moreover, Romesh Lal Khajuria a renowned exporter based in Jammu has been elected vice-chairman of the Council.
While taking over charge of the respective posts, Dhir and Khajuria thanked all members of the Council for their support and imposing faith in them. They assured that they would work hard with support of members of the committee for the development of woollen and hosiery industry to achieve new targets of export even in tough present critical situations.
Khajuria emphasized that J&K is the main clusters for manufacturing of premium ‘Pashmina Shawls, Stoles, Scarves, Mufflers’ and may more which have huge potential worldwide. We need to organize awareness programs in the region to make WWEPC popular and SMEs here can use Council’s services.
Both of them took the charge through email and video conferencing due to situation arising due to COVID-19.
Anticipating the adverse impact of coronavirus on export realisations and working capital for the textile and apparel sector, the Council have sought relief measures from the Government to mitigate the crisis faced by the highly capital-and labour-intensive segments.
“The Council is playing an important role of export promotion and it is a bridge between Indian woollen industry and Government of India,” said Khajuria.