Over 300 representatives participate in 5th National Textiles Conclave India@2047

11 Jun 2022 15:55:09
New Delhi, Jun 11: Ministry of Textiles in partnership with Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) organized the 5th National Conclave on Standards for Technical Textiles, Building Standards for India@2047 today (Jun 11). U P Singh, Secretary of Textiles inaugurated the conclave. Singh emphasized that development and adoption of Indian standards for high-end Technical Textiles is the need of the hour.

The 5th National Conclave on Standards for Technical Textiles encompassed a wide array of sessions and discussions on standards and regulations covering different areas of Technical Textiles including ProTech and Specialty Fibres, Agro Tech and Medi Tech, Geo Tech and Buid Tech, Mobil Tech, Composites and Indu Tech. The 300 representatives including Officials and Representatives from Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS), Indian Army, Indian Navy, Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO), Line Ministries and Departments of the Central Government, State Governments, and Eminent Industrialists from India attended the conclave through hybrid mode; Physical and Virtual.
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At the inaugural session of the conclave, U P Singh, Secretary of Textiles highlighted the National Technical Textiles Mission (NTTM) and PLI in Textiles to support the penetration and exports of technical textiles in India. He added that standards provide a facilitating framework for technical textiles’ manufacturers in India. Continuous adoption and upgradation of the standards for each product category and segment will have a positive impact on the consumption of technical textile products in India, he further emphasized.
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UP Singh stressed the need to examine the possibility of Quality Control Orders (QCOs) for some of the Technical Textiles from safety, health and environment standpoint. During the keynote address, Lt. Gen. Rajeev Chaudhry, Director General, Border Roads Organization (BRO) emphasized on the active role of BRO in driving the wide usage of Geo-textiles products including Geo grid, Geo cells, Geo fabrics and Geo drains across different road construction projects at borders, mountains and rain infested areas of India. He further added that the BRO has collaborated with industry and academia for development of new material and technology solutions. Thus, standardization of these products play an important role in further increasing the usage, going forward.
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