The Textile Association (TAI), Mumbai Unit organised International Textile Conference on ‘Make in India – Global Vision of Indian Textile Industry’ in Mumbai. The Conference received overwhelming response.
President of TAI, Mumbai Unit, C. Bose welcomed the chief guest, Ujjwal Uke, IAS, principal secretary (textiles), Maharashtra and key note speaker, R. D. Udeshi, president-polyester chain, Reliance Industries Ltd. He also welcomed the awardees, speakers, press, media and delegates.
“The ‘Make in India’ 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,” V. C. Gupte, chairman of TAI, Mumbai Unit said.
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.
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 ‘Make in India’. He emphasised on positive vision by both industries and individual for the future growth of the country.
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