The Sher-e-Kashmir University of Agricultural Sciences & Technology, Kashmir (SKUAST-K) have developed a modern charkha with capacity to give two and a half times more output than the traditional spinning wheel. The modern charkha is expected to revive Pashmina spinning in Kashmir by attracting women, who have left this practice due to poor returns. Reported by Asif Amin. Edited by Asif Hamid.
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