‘Dist can produce 6L cloth bags a day through self-help groups’
| Friday | 11th January, 2019
First preference will be given to individual member of self-help groups or groups as a whole.”He said this was the right time to link the trained self-help group members with the companies that are in need of alternatives to plastics.
Minimum price of a bag will be Rs 5.”Welcoming the move, R Raveendran, of Residents Awareness Association of Coimbatore, said the self-help groups should think out-of-box and produce innovative bags to attract the customers, otherwise private companies with automation technology would grab the opportunity and produce bags at much lower prices.
It is up to the women to opt for centralized marketing or they could sell to local retailers.
“We are in talks with the weaving companies for bulk orders of clothes.
“If we miss the opportunity, then the orders might go to private companies.
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