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NITRA organises Tech-Tex 2019 during 58th JTC

Feb 25, 2019
NITRA organises Tech-Tex 2019 during 58th JTC

On the very next day of the 58th JTC, NITRA separately organised Tech-Tex 2019, a conference on protective and automotive textiles. Present on the occasion were respected Directors of ATIRA and BTRA MN Subramanian and Dr Anjan K Mukhopadhaya, Director General, NITRA Dr Arindum Basu and senior officials from various defense outfits and the industry.

In his welcome address, Dr Basu spoke about the scope and potential of emerging technical textiles industry and informed that NITRA has already started working in that direction and is presently a Centre of Excellence (CoE) for protective and automotive textiles. He further elucidated that NITRA scientists have come up with many innovative products in this domain such as military and paramilitary uniforms from NYCO, cut-resistant gloves from composite metallic yarn, and development of fabric for stab resistant vest to name a few. He concluded by saying that NITRA will continue to work on developments of technical textiles in the coming days.

NITRA’s technical publication is always acclaimed as useful and authentic reference to textile industry. Before the technical presentations of Tech-Tex began, four latest publications, Hindi version of textile and apparel booklet, known as TABlet series in the industry, was released.