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Project SURE Launched by Ministry of Textiles

Current context: The Union Minister for Textiles, Smriti Zubin Irani launched Project SURE project in Mumbai on 22nd August 2019.
Project SURE Launched by Ministry of Textiles 
  • SURE stands for 'Sustainable Resolution', that points to a resolution/commitment from the industry for a clean environment.
  • The project is a move towards sustainable fashion by setting up a sustainable pathway for the Indian fashion industry.
  • The project is launched by the Ministry along with the United Nations in India, Clothing Manufacturers Association of India (CMAI), and IMG Reliance.
  • The 5 point agenda of the SURE Project is:
    1. Understand the impact of the garments produces on the environment.
    2. Use of certified raw material, having a positive impact on the environment.
    3. Use renewable materials and ensure their traceability across the value chain.
    4. Spread sustainable initiatives to consumers through campaigns, advertisement etc.
    5. Acceptance of responsibility we all share by building a world that is safe for future generations.

Question: 

Q.1 The Project SURE 'Sustainable Resolution', is launched by which Ministry?
a. Ministry for Environment, Forest and Climate Change
b. Ministry of Agriculture and Family welfare
c. Ministry of Textiles
d. Ministry of Heavy Industries and Public Enterprises
Project SURE Launched by Ministry of Textiles Project SURE Launched by Ministry of Textiles Reviewed by Neha Verma on August 28, 2019 Rating: 5

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