Aims & Objectives
The Textile Association (India) works along a number of specific objectives such as:
To promote the use of scientific knowledge in textiles, from fibers to garments.
To implement programmers of continued education in textile technology and management.
To help members acquire textile qualification towards improved job performance.
To honor all those who contribute significantly to the growth of Indian textiles.
To analyze socio-economic environment for developing strategy recommendations.
To develop a sense of brotherhood amongst the fellow textile professionals.
Organization of lectures, seminars, workshops and conferences to disseminate useful information on topics of current interest to different segments of the industry.
Publication of a Journal of Textile Association (JTA) devoted to new work in applied industrial research in all areas of textiles, for members and subscribers.
Publication of low cost booklets and books of practical value to the practicing professionals, technologists and managers in the Indian Textile Industry.
National level recognition for individuals each year by awarding Honorary Membership to the eminent individual for their contribution towards the growth of textile industry and Honorary Fellowship (FTA) to the eminent scientist & researchers for significant contribution in academic field.
Award of National level Service Gold Medal to an individual member or Office Bearer in recognition of their services and Awards of Service Memento to members or Office Bearers in recognition of their services to the Association at Unit level.
Award to the author of the best textile book written during the year.
Recommendation of policy alternatives to the Government of India and to the Industry at appropriate times. Government Departments have started recognizing our Association and various Units located at the Textile Centers. We have been consulted in their policy making process by Ministry of Textiles, Govt. of India.
Annual scholarships to economically weaker but merit holder Textile Students.
On the International front, The Textile Association (India) has been the founder member of the Federation of Asian Professional Textile Association (FAPTA) and Representatives of The Textile Association (India) has been part of International Advisory Committee of FAPTA in past.
The Textile Association (India) also conducts the distance education programme by examinations to grant Diplomas and Certificates of competency to the persons working in the Textile Industry by examination or by application and awarding Graduate Membership of Textile Association (GMTA) and Associate ship of Textile Association (ATA) as technical professional qualification for the purpose of job to subordinate posts and services under the central government in the appropriate field.
The Textile Association (India) organizes annual All India Textile Conference which is being attended by a large number of textile professionals from all over and has been inaugurated by the Hon’ble President and the Prime Minister of India in the past.
Organization of socio-cultural activities as local level events in each Unit of the association.
To add the value to our activities and for proper dissemination of knowledge to its member and Indian Textile Industry as a whole, the association has launched web site and it is fully functional to enhance their potential for spread of textile knowledge.
Textile Association (India) has donned the role for development of sector since last many years. The phenomenal steady growth achieved by TAI close to 8 decades has been through the true democratic spirit of a vast number of dedicated professionals who have worked tirelessly for the cause of Textiles.