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Pollachi's troubled coir industry seeks state aid to make value-added products

08/07/2024 10:10 AM | Click to read full article

“If coir units have to embrace value addition of raw materials, then it could be possible only with the government’s support and by getting bank loans to modernize the existing infrastructure to make products on par with global standards. There is better scope for value-added products in the international market,” said SK Gowthaman, president, the National Coir Federation and ex-coir consultant, the United Nations Development Programme.

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