Minister of Textiles Shankersinh Vaghela of India

Vaghela was born in Vasan, Gandhinagar District, in Gujarat.
Shankersinh Vaghela is the Union Minister of Textiles - Government of India.
Shankersinh Vaghela has sound experience as an agriculturist , educationist , political and social worker.
Addressing on the occasion, Vaghela said that his Ministry is focusing on creating the much needed institutional support to the craft sector so that the handicraft items of the State are made competitive in the world markets.
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Vaghela is a veteran political warhorse – he will be the cynosure of all eyes in the months and battles to come.
MUMBAI: Union Textiles Minister Shankersinh Vaghela is at the receiving end for calling debt-ridden, suicidal cotton growers of Vidharbha lazy and incompetent.
Addressing about 500 trade delegates from India and abroad participating in the seven-day expo, Vaghela said the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government was seized of the problems faced by the sector and was taking measures to sustain the growth momentum.
On the industry plea to ban import of second-hand machinery as in China, Vaghela said the demand was under consideration of his ministry though the domestic manufacturers were raising the issue over the last four years.
As he started his fast, Vaghela said he was not satisfied with Modi’s decision to postpone the yatra.
Vaghela said he would not spare them when the Congress comes to power.
Senior Congress leader and MP Madhusudan Mistry, however, indicated that Vaghela was in no mood to relent.
Vaghela was here to attend the 92nd Foundation Day of Majoor Mahajan Sangh.
Asked as to why the Centre had been sitting on a Rs 392-crore proposal submitted by Gujarat and Maharashtra, Vaghela took the state government to task for not spending the money received for a coastal security plan.
Presenting the 15th Export Awards for handicraft exports for the years 2003-04 and 2004-05, Mr Vaghela said ''manufacturing of handicrafts in India is presently implemented by hand techniques and the level of technology is not at par with competitor countries.
National Vaghela, Vilasrao comments draw Vidharbha farmers ire Arunkumar Bhatt Union Minister called cotton growers lazy, incompetent Shankersinh Vaghela Vilasrao Deshmukh MUMBAI: Union Textiles Minister Shankersinh Vaghela is at the receiving end for calling debt-ridden, suicidal cotton growers of Vidharbha lazy and incompetent.
But the nation could well do without the kind of remarks Mr Vaghela has made.
Union Textile Minister Shankersinh Vaghela has urged the textiles industry to ''think global'' and exploit the potential of those regions which have remained untapped so far.
Mr Vaghela was speaking at the ''Export Awards 2008'' function organised by the Synthetic and Rayon Textiles Export Promotion Council (TEXPROCIL) here yesterday.
As for people of Gujarat, Vaghela said they gave 'tremendous response' to the Congress programmes.
Mr Vaghela was here in connection with the inauguration of a high-end silk drilling unit at Janagaon in Warangal district.
The Union Textile Minister Shankersinh Vaghela has asked the textile industry to focus on many growth opportunities that are available instead of getting bogged down by erosion in export earnings due to appreciation of the rupee.
Speaking at the two-day seminar Texcellence 2007 Saturday, sponsored by Reliance Industries, Vaghela said that the textiles ministry proposed to implement suggestions made by the Prime Minister Manmohan Singh recently and the industry could forge ahead and bolster its earnings from both the domestic as well as export markets.
Addressing a seminar on 'Brand Image Promotion of Indian Handicrafts', Vaghela was quoted by Gulf News as saying that a draft plan has been drawn up to popularise the country's exquisite handmade wares with the aid of the regional media vehicle through print and television advertisements.
We cannot compete with the Chinese in terms of price but the brand credibility of Indian products is better across the world, Vaghela said last evening.
Vaghela met UAE's Minister for Economy and Trade Shaikha Lubna al Qasimi in Abu Dhabi where the two leaders discussed investments in the textile sector in India.
Sun, Apr 20 08:41 PMKannur (Kerala), April 20 (IANS) Union Minister of Textiles Shankersinh Vaghela has said the central government will consider sanctioning projects like an integrated textile park in Kerala's Kannur district if adequate land is provided.
Vaghela was speaking at a development seminar, Kannur Vision 2020, organised by the district committee of the Congress party here Sunday.
Mr Vaghela said Gujarat had slipped from second to 10th position in the development ratings under BJP rule and the ruling party was pursuing ``divisive politics’’ as it had nothing to show to the people of its five-year rule.
Mr Vaghela said the BJP was a divided house and Mr Modi was finding it difficult to choose a constituency to contest from.
Kolkata, Sep 2 - After the agriculture debt waiver scheme, the central government is now planning to implement a similar scheme for handloom weavers, Textiles Minister Shankersinh Vaghela said here Tuesday.
At a 'brainstorming' session here Monday, Textiles Minister Shankersinh Vaghela was at pains to point out that the.
Admitting that the global meltdown, especially in western markets, has affected the textile industry, Vaghela said that the exports have taken a hit recently.
Raising the veil of controversy surrounding him about calling Maharashtra farmers 'lazy,' Shri Vaghela said the negative publicity revolving around Vidarbha is a figment of the Opposition's imagination.
Vaghela had earlier disclosed that the government has raised the compensation for widows and aged persons.
Speaking on the occasion, Shankersinh Vaghela said that Kashmir was known all over for its exquisite handicrafts and there was need to further develop and modernise this sector.
Addressing a crowded press conference, Vaghela said the quality and production of cotton have improved equally radically.
Vaghela said the textiles sector has drawn a total investment of Rs.