Mumbai, April 20 (IANS) Aiming to provide innovative solutions, identify new business opportunities and create an environment congenial for growth, the much-awaited international technical textile event “TECHNOTEX India 2016” is all set to roll out its fifth edition in Mumbai from Thursday.
Organised jointly by the ministry of textiles and the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI), the three-day event showcasing exhibitions, seminars and conferences will be held at the Bombay Exhibition Centre in Goregaon from April 21-23.
“It gives me immense pleasure to announce the 5th edition of Technotex 2016. We have made substantial growth over the last few years, with larger and successful participation from Indian and international fraternity,” said Santosh Kumar Gangwar, Minister of State for Textiles, in a statement.
“We are hopeful of making Indian technical textile sector into one of the most promising sector around the world by its next edition,” the minister added.
Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis and Gangwar will release “i A-TUFS” software and guidelines, “Textiles Compendium 2014-15”, standards, “Knowledge Report and Technotex 2016 Exhibition Directory” at the opening ceremony.
Expected to draw in over 150 exhibitors, the event will see participation from countries like Korea, Switzerland, Japan, the US, Germany, Belgium, Luxembourg, France, Russia, Britain, Spain and others. It will also showcase the country pavilions from Taiwan and China.
While Gujarat and Karnataka are participating as partner states, the event will also have delegates from states like Tamil Nadu, Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh, Rajasthan, Bihar and Madhya Pradesh, among others.