Textile Association of India’s workshop on ‘Creating ecosystem for innovation’ today

Source: The Hitavada      Date: 26 Apr 2017 09:13:38


Business Bureau,

Indian Textile Accessories & Machinery Manufacturers’ Association (ITAMMA) jointly with The Textile Association of India (TAI),Vidarbha has organised workshop on ‘Creating the ecosystem for innovation & technology development’ on April 26, 2017 at Banyan Hall, Chitnavis Centre, Behind Hislop College, 56, Temple Road, Civil Lines from 3 pm onwards.


The workshop will be followed by B2B catalogue display show at 5 pm and. “The event will give the platform for more interaction between the mill persons and the suppliers at doorsteps of the user industry and in shortest time, thus helping them in enriching their knowledge and enhancing their business,” said Dr Hemant Sonare, Secretary of TAI, Vidarbha while addressing a press conference.


About 37 exhibitors from textile engineering industry and more than 450 visitors from the textile Industries in and around Nagpur, Yavatmal, Amravati, Buldhana, will be attending the events.


“The auto industry is the prime example where the indigenous development of the auto-components industry has helped India to become a major, globally competitive manufacturer of automobiles as well as auto-components, thereby also reducing import content and increasing exports and employment. Similar success can be achieved in the textile engineering sector if the right ecosystem is put in place with co-operation of all stakeholders,” he said. “This being a critical mission of national importance, it is imperative that captains of industry and academia along with senior government leadership actively participate in the workshop and contribute their ideas,” Dr Sonare said.


The main theme of the workshop is to discuss how the Textile Industry can help to create an ecosystem for innovation and R&D in textile engineering industry.


It would be a plenary session, where industrialists, machinery manufacturer and industry expert will give details on the trend of innovations and technology developments taken place in the textile industry, said Kishore Khaitan, President, ITAMMA. While the members of the round tables would give their views on the viability of innovations and developments as well as the actual required at the grassroots level.


The participants will be Suryalaxmi Cotton Mills, Indo Rama, Rieter India Pvt Ltd, Indoworld Textiles, Bhagirath Textiles Ltd, R.S.R. Mohota, GIMA Textile Industries, Pee Vee Textile etc. The events, will be inaugurated by the chief guest Ujjwal Uke, Principal Secretary of Textiles, Government of Maharashtra, while Abhijit Wanjarri, Secretary, Amar Sewa Mandal, Nagpur and Meena, Director of Textiles, Textile Commissioner Office, will be the guest of honour. Present were R K Mishra, Joint Secretary of TAI, Vidarbha, Ajay Ghorpade, Treasurer, Rajiv Dubey, President of TAI, Vidarbha and N D Mhatre.