Jharkhand’s decision to offer wage subsidies in the garment industry has drawn investment &jobs in spades.
It would be reasonable to assume that many have never heard of Irba. The place — a village of predominantly Muslim weavers on the outskirts of Ranchi — will feel familiar, with the bleak sameness characteristic of much of rural India. Open drains are clogged by a jumble of plastic bags. On a recent winter day, children played in
first international brands to source from Jharkhand we are passionate about the local community and have funded a research project that is promoting responsible migration,” says Nidhi Dua, head of India and Sri Lanka region, Marks & Spencer. As for exporters, they hope Jharkhand will keep its promises and thrust on the garment sector in the future as well.