SRINAGAR, Jan. 19 -- In an important step towards finalization of standards of various crafts, a meeting of Sectional Committee of Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) comprising of Experts/Senior Officers of different organizations of the country was today held through virtual mode.

The committee has been constituted for determination of standards for wool, wool products and textile floor covering.

In his comments, the Director, Handicrafts & Handloom Department Kashmir expressed the view that there is a need to frame Quality Standards for Pashmina carpet as well. This will lead to improvement in the overall quality of such carpets manufactured in Kashmir valley.

This proposal was accepted by the committee of experts and Indian Institute ...