The embroidery industry in Gurdaspur district, Punjab needs encouragement to compete with other industries of the state. Despite its small size, the industry creates good quality products and sells them all over India and abroad.
The embroidered footwear manufacturing industry in Barnala district, Punjab, is steadily growing due to the increasing demand for its products.
Punjab is headed for a record wheat procurement of 140 lakh tonnes this season, officials of the state food and supplies department said in Chandigarh on Tuesday.
The knitters and the manufacturers in the biggest textile industry in India at Ludhiana, Punjab, are happy with the provisions announced for them in the Union Budget released on February 28, 2013, by the Finance Minister.
Farmers are not happy with the schemes announced for them by the Finance Minister P Chidambaram in the Union Budget 2013-14. Farmers in Punjab consider the budget as useless for them.
To give a boost to urban infrastructure, the Punjab government Tuesday announced that 50 new urban estates would be established in the state.
Lack of exposure to modern technology has become the biggest hurdle in the growth of the auto parts manufacturing sector industry in Jalandhar, Punjab, according to the manufacturers.
Despite lacking in finances, the tractor parts manufacturing industry in Hoshiarpur, Punjab, is making its mark in the world with its high-quality products, according to manufacturers.
Indian exporters are blaming poor infrastructure, at the Attari land border with Pakistan, for delays in truck movements. But officials manning the government warehouse near the Indian check post claim the Pakistan-side is responsible for these delays.
Food grain states Punjab and Haryana have procured nearly 170 lakh tonnes of paddy this season, officials in Chandigarh said Sunday.