In the 64th Annual General Meeting (AGM) on 29th September 2022, the Confederation of Indian Textile Industry (CITI). Rajkumar, Chairman, CITI urged the industry captains to work hard to achieve the target of having a market size of US$ 350 billion, including US$ 100 billion exports by 2025-26 set by the Hon’ble Union Minister of Textiles for the T&A Industry. He stated that the Government of India has done a lot, on its part, and now it’s for the industry captains to take full advantage of the ecosystem and achieve new goals and attain Atmanirbharta in the textile sector!
Rajkumar welcomed the launch of The National Logistic Policy 2022. He said the poor infrastructure has always been a major bottleneck in the success of Indian businesses. The industry stakeholders during their consultations with the Government at various forums had been regularly pointing out this weakness to the Government. Now with the PM GatiShakti National Master Plan and the National Logistic Policy 2022 in place, it will help improve logistics efficiency and substantially reduce logistics costs to enable the textile industry to attain cost competitiveness in the international market.
Following the 64th AGM, the newly Reconstituted Committee of CITI unanimously re-elected T Rajkumar as Chairman, of CITI. Rajkumar is the Chairman of the Textile Sector Skill Council (TSC). He also serves as the Director of the National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC).
Shri Rakesh Mehra as Deputy Chairman, of CITI Rakesh Mehra is the President of the Indian Spinners Association (ISA), Mumbai an Association of MMF Yarn Spinners of the country. Lastly, Shri Ashwin Chandran as Vice Chairman, CITI for the year 2022-23 who is having textile units in Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka.