The Textile Association (India), Mumbai Unit organized International Textile Conference on â€œMake in India â€“ Global Vision of Indian Textile Industryâ€ on 1st & 2nd December 2016 at Hotel The Lalit, Mumbai. The Conference received overwhelming response.
Mr. C. Bose, President, TAI, Mumbai Unit welcomed the Chief Guest, Mr. Ujjwal Uke, IAS, Principal Secretary (Textiles), Government of Maharashtra and Key Note Speaker, Mr. R. D. Udeshi, President-Polyester Chain, Reliance Industries Limited. He also welcomed the Awardees, Speakers, Press, Media and delegates.
Mr. V. C. Gupte Chairman, TAI, Mumbai Unit and Convener of the Conference while giving the highlights said that â€œMake in Indiaâ€ campaign aims to facilitate investment, foster innovation, enhance skill development, protect intellectual property, and build best-in-class manufacturing infrastructure in India. The textile sector is one of major thrust areas planned in this mission providing growth drivers, FDI, investment and employment opportunities. Mr. Gupte said TAI, Mumbai Unit thought of bringing national as well as international thought makers to give their views for the success of this â€œMake in Indiaâ€ campaign.
Mr. R. D. Udeshi in his Key Note Address highlighted the comparative advantages and competitive strengths of India as fast emerging economy. He pointed out fibre base, modern technologies under the TUFs scheme and thrust on technical textiles. He remarked that the industries should avail of the opportunities to the best advantages to excel in the international competitive environment.
The Textile Association (India), Mumbai Unit has set a precedent of felicitating the textile professionals for their outstanding contribution in the field of textile industry. In this Conference, the TAI, Mumbai Unit felicitated Mr. Jayantibhai Jariwala, Chairman & Managing Director, Colourtex Industries Pvt. Ltd. and Mr. G. T. Dembla, Chairman, Precision Rubber Industries Pvt. Ltd. with â€œThe Lifetime Achievement Awardsâ€.
Mr. Ujjwal Uke, the Chief Guest in his inaugural address, emphasized that industry and government should work hand in hand to achieve the super ordinate goals of the â€œMake in Indiaâ€. He emphasised on positive vision by both industries and individual for the future growth of the country.
The theme of the first session was â€œMake in India â€“ Textile Perspectiveâ€. In this session first paper was presented by Mr. R. B. Gupte, Director, MSME Development Institute, Ministry of MSME, Government of India on â€œMake in India â€“ An approach to Global Manufacturing Hubâ€. Dr. A. Raj, Senior Advisor, ZED, QUALITY COUNCIL OF INDIA presented the paper on â€œJourney towards Challenges â€“Best Practices & ZED Certificationâ€. Dr. Swapna Mishra, Director, Textile Sector Skill Council (TSC) made the presentation on â€œRole of Textile Sector Skill Council to support Make in India mission through Skilling in textileâ€.
The second session was on â€œInnovations in Manufacturing Technologiesâ€ were presented by eminent speakers from India and abroad. Mr. G. Elango, General Manager, Textile Engineering-Processing, A.T.E. Enterprises Pvt. Ltd. presented the paper on â€œEco Lineâ€ - Denim Finishing â€“ A. Monforts, Germanyâ€. Mr. Horst Ros, Managing Director Sales, J. Zimmer, Austria presented the paper on â€œPrinting & Coating competence out of one handâ€. Then Mr. Bhushan Zarapkar, Director-Operations, ATE Envirotech Pvt. Ltd. presented the paper on â€œAdvanced anaerobic technology for textile industry wastewatersâ€. Mr. Elliyas Mohammed, Business Development Manager (Polyester Dyes), Colourtex Industries Pvt. Ltd. made the presentation onâ€ Dyeing of Polyester fabrics using Super Critical Fluid (Carbon Dioxide) - Waterless Dyeing â€œ. Mr. Manohar Samuel, President (Marketing & Business Development), Birla Cellulose, Grasim Industries Ltd. presented the paper on â€œMake in India : Integrated Textile Park : Man Made Celluloseâ€. Mr. Parthiv Shah (Business Development Head- Global Sales), Amazon Global Selling spoke on â€œEnabling Manufacturers and Exporters to Sell Globally with Amazonâ€.
The Third Session was on â€œSupply & Demand Chain Managementâ€. Mr. Sanjay Soneja, Head â€“ PSF business, Reliance Industries Limited presented the paper on â€œPolyester: Supporting Indiaâ€™s Credentials as a Textile Super-powerâ€. Mr. Alok Kumar, Assistant Director (Insp.), Central Silk Board, Ministry of Textiles Govt. of India expressed his views on â€œPerspectives of Indian Silkâ€. Ms. Deepa Chandran, General Manager - Head of Buying and Merchandising for Brand People, Aditya Birla Fashion and Retail Limited spoke on â€œLinen Fibre â€“ Fibre based Textileâ€.
The theme of the fourth Session was â€œIndustry Perceptions of Make in Indiaâ€. Mr. Varun Vaid, Associate Director, Wazir Advisors Pvt. Ltd. presented the paper on â€œGlobal Textile Industry â€“ A Peek in to futureâ€. Mr. Sumit Gupta, Deputy Director Standards Development & Quality Assurance, Global Organic Textile Standard (GOTS) expressed his views on â€œMaking Organic Textiles in India - Benefits to India and way forwardâ€. Mr. Prasad Pant, CEO, NimkarTek Technical Services P. Ltd. presented paper on â€œGlobal developments in sustainability and their impact on Make in Indiaâ€. Mr. Manoj Purohit, Product Manager - Heating Division and Mr. V. M. Desai, R&D Dept., Water & Waste Treatment, Thermax Limited made the presentation on â€œRevolutionary technique of Thermic Fluid Heater and Textile Effluent treatment plantâ€.
The theme of the last session was â€œNew Trends in Textiles Retailing & otherâ€. Mr. Rajeev Kewlani, Antar Advisors spoke on â€œHow DNA technology is playing a critical role in ascertaining the Textile Supply chainâ€. Mr. Umesh Prasad, Director, U. V. Textile Machines Pvt. Ltd. / Automha India gave the importance of â€œAutomatic Transportation & Warehousing / Storage solutions for Textilesâ€. Mr. R. Girish, IAS, Commissioner for Textile Development & Director Handlooms & Textiles, Govt. of Karnataka gave the highlights on â€œState Policies of Karnataka Government - Nuthana Javali Neethi (2013-18)â€. Mr. Hasmukh Jain, Vice President-Marketing, Industrial Boiler Ltd. presented the paper on â€œThe Pressure Reducing Turbineâ€
All the Papers received very high response as well as interactions from the participants.
Mr. A. V. Mantri, Hon. Secretary, TAI, Mumbai Unit proposed a vote of the thanks. The Conference was a grand success and was attended by 350 participants.
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