National Conclave on Technical Textiles – Protech held on 16th November 2022 at India Habitat Centre, New Delhi
With the assistance of National Technical Textile Mission (NTTM), Ministry of Textiles Government of India, Northern India Textile Research Association (NITRA) and the Indian Technical Textiles Association (ITTA) jointly organized a National Conclave on Technical Textiles - Protech on 16th Nov, 2022 at India Habitat Centre, New Delhi. It was inaugurated by the Chief Guest Ms. Rachna Shah, IAS Secretary Textiles, Government of India. She also inaugurated the exhibitions where more than 20 companies involved in Technical Textiles manufacturing participated. In her inaugural address, she stated that though size of Technical Textile Sector is small in India but the growth rate of around 10% reveals that it is going to contribute Indian economy in a big way in coming years. Sh. Rajeev Saxena, IRSS, Jt. Secretary, Ministry of Textiles Government of India also presented the vision behind the launch of National Technical Textile Mission (NTTM) and its objectives. Ms. Roop Rashi, IA &AS, Textile Commissioner, Ministry of Textiles Government of India emphasized that Government through its schemes like PLI & NTTM is visualizing major boost in the Technical Textile Industry.
Dr. Arindam Basu, Director General, NITRA in his welcome address stated that NITRA is actively involved in development of various protective textile products. Sh. Raj Kumar Jain, Chairman, NITRA and Sh. Amit Agrawal Chairman, ITTA also addressed.
About 450 delegates from across the country including researchers, entrepreneurs and professionals related to technical textiles especially Protech participated.