Prof. (Dr.) R. V. Adivarekar, Head, Dept. of Fibres & Textile Processing Technology, U. I. C. T. has been awarded Hon. F.T.A. for his significant contribution in the academic field, Shri G. V. Aras, Director, A.T.E. Enterprises Pvt. Ltd. was conferred Service Gold Medal in recognition of his contribution and services to the textile industry and Shri R. R. Patil, CEO & Managing Director, Gokak Textiles Limited was awarded a Service Memento for his dedicated services in the activities of TAI, Mumbai Unit. The Felicitation was held during 74th All India Textile Conference held on 15th & 16th December 2018 at Coimbatore.
The South India unit of the Textile Association (India) (TAI SIU) conducted the 74th edition of All India Textile Conference at Hotel Radisson Blu here on December 15 and 16.
The TAI organises the event every year at one of its 27 federal units. The South India unit of TAI conducted the event this year, after a gap of 25 years. The event was organised in association with SIMA, Indian Texpreneurs Federation, Tamilnadu Spinning Mills Association and Tirupur Exporters’ Association.
The focus of the conference was on competence of the spinning sector of the textile industry.
On this occasion, the organisers also honoured R Jagadish Chandran, Chairman, Premier Mills (P) Ltd with the Life Time Achievement Award and Sanjay Jayavardhanavelu, Chairman and Managing Director of Lakshmi Machine Works with the Industrial Excellence Award for their contribution and service to the textile industry.