MINIMUM GOVERNMENT MAXIMUM GOVERNANCE, DIGITAL India, Make in India, Skill India, Start Up India, Swachh Bharat and what not we have been informed. All this was being done to increase transparency.
Guess what happened at the first hurdle, this government not only stumbled but fell flat on its face, casualty number one is transparency.
Min. of Textiles MoU with NDTV
What were the circumstances?
How many players were invited?
When were they invited?
By whom were they invited?
What was the mode of communication?
Was the public made aware of this?
What were the terms?
How much is the outlay?
What clinched the deal for NDTV?
Why were flipkart, snap deal & amazon were ignored or not given this opportunity?
What are the strengths of NDTV? What is THE MOU WITH NDTV? Or some other entity owned by NDTV?
Why has the GOI not made public the entire contents of the MOU?
What is the Scope of Work and why better and established players are ignored?
Rail Neer is in house manufacturing to keep cost under control by Railways so what is missing in Ministry of Textiles to spend money on promotion and that too to NDTV?
Government inks MoU with NDTV Ethnic Retail Ltd. to popularize India Handloom products
all information collated from social media.
A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) has been signed between The Development Commissioner (Handlooms), Ministry of Textiles, Government of India and NDTV Ethnic Retail Ltd. for popularizing India Handloom textiles as a fashionable product for youth. The three-year MoU was signed on 10th May, 2016 at Udyog Bhawan.
The joint endeavour will endorse and launch a project, Indianroots Fashion Accelerator (IFA), a project by NDTV to support fresh talent and to support new and innovative ventures in fashion industry. Government will support the project with incubation and production support.
India Handloom Brand will also provide an interface where fashion professionals will be able to accesses facilities such as Weavers Service Centres and handloom clusters. The initiative will connect fashion designers with Handloom sector in an organized manner.