Jammu (NVI): The administration of Jammu and Kashmir today approved the transfer of administrative control of the Pashmina Testing and Quality Certification Centre from the skill development department to the industries and commerce (I&C) department.
This will be a major relief to the artisans and weavers of the Union Territory, according to an official statement.
The decision was taken by the the administrative council (AC) under the chairmanship of J&K Lieutenant Governor, Manoj Sinha.
It will facilitate the artisans and weavers to avail testing, certification and labelling facility for authentication of pashmina products.
Besides, the promotion of genuine pashmina based handicrafts and handloom products in the market, the interests of the artisans will be protected through the authentic trade.