Himachal Pradesh General Industries Corporation (HPGIC) will revive its Nurpur Silk Mills which has been engaging in producing silk yarn and fabric. The decision has been taken keeping in view the big demand for product of this plant in market.

A Spokesperson of HPGIC disclosed here today that decision had been taken to revive this plant through aggressive manufacturing and marketing. The Mill produces quality fabrics in chiffon, chinon, crepe and pure silk with latest designs and prints. The print variety will range from screen, digital, batik spray, hand brush, tie & dye etc.

The Corporation has already tied up with NIFT, Kangra for technical support in designing various outfits for ladies, gents as well as for teenagers. So far the only sales outlet of Corporation was at Bodh Nurpur at factory premises but now it will open another show room at Himrus Bhawan near Hotel Himland in Shimla.

He said that awareness campaign regarding Himachali Silk and exhibitions would be organised within and outsides the State. The facebook page of Nurpur Silk Mill http:www.facebook.com/nurpursilkmill has also been created for latest update and news. The Corporation will provide training in modern techniques to the technicians of the mill so that quality of cloth can be improved besides upgrading the machinery and equipments.