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SVPITM to organise Geosynthetics seminar on Dec 19

Dec '18
Courtesy: SVPISTM
Courtesy: SVPISTM
A seminar on ‘Geosynthetics’, organised jointly by the Department of Handlooms and Textiles, Government of Tamilnadu and Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International School of Textiles and Management (SVPITM), will be held on December 19, 2018 at Chennai . The seminar will be part of the Phase-II workshops to be held during December 2018-March 2019.

The seminar will serve as an introductory session to the budding entrepreneurs to start a business in Geosynthetics. The participants will be from Bombay Textiles Research Association (BTRA); Geo Textiles Centre of Excellence, Mumbai; Indian Jute Industries’ Research Association (IJIRA); Geosynthetics manufacturers and academicians from leading institutions like IIT-Delhi; according to a press release by SVPITM.

The target audience will be smart cities executives, Tamilnadu Government officials involved in infrastructure development and various departments, members of textiles, civil & real estate associations and budding entrepreneurs.

Phase-I workshops were already conducted from May 3 to 6, 2018. In phase-I, know-how and sectorial training was provided in various domains of technical textiles. The sessions were conducted on product development, manufacturing process and market analysis on technical textiles. The sectorial training covered industrial and packaging textiles, agro textiles, home textiles and medical textiles. About 300 existing and budding entrepreneurs were benefited. There was also an exclusive training program for TNTC-employees to upgrade Kurichi air-jet looms for production and development of technical textiles.

A field visit was arranged for the participants to get practical exposure. They were trained to conduct a survey at various industries / product dealers / end users to understand the end user requirements and current scenario which is used in the industries. (PC)

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