Being in the
process of establishing an R&D Centre for textile machinery, the Association has
been constantly interacting with the Government, the IIT, Mumbai, the Bureau of
Indian Standards, various Textile Research Associations etc. to understand the technical
problems of the domestic Textile Industry in upgrading their products through the
machinery and equipment supplied by the Indian Textile Machinery Industry.
Corporate Testimonials – On the Government Front :
The TMMA has been continuously in touch with the concerned Government departments
especially its sponsoring authority viz. The Office of Textile Commissioner (Textile
Machinery Branch), the Ministries concerned viz. Department of Heavy Industries,
(Ministry of Heavy Industry and Public Enterprises), Ministry of Textiles, Ministry
of Finance and Department of Science and Technology to apprise the industry’s achievements
and resolve its problems.
Facilities to the Industries :
Besides offering various services to its constituents, the TMMA (I) has built up
an Information Bank on the production and exports, import of textile machinery,
various types of duties and taxes applicable on inputs and finished products and
the data is made available to its members and the Government officials concerned.
In addition, the TMMA (I) has a library in which various magazines and publications
on textile & textile machinery - both locally and internationally reputed - for
reference by its members and the visitors to the Association’s office.
The TMMA (I) being member of various apex bodies viz. Confederation of Indian Industry,
Indian Merchants’ Chamber, as well as members of representative export promotion
councils viz. Engineering Export Promotion Council and Federation of Indian Export
Organisation derives the various services rendered by them and disseminate the relative
information/ data among its constituents.
Data on production, export & import over the last five years in value terms are
given below. (Graphs and Charts are to be provided).
Export Promotion :
To assist in the endeavour of the TMI to integrate globally, the TMMA (I) has drawn
up a long term Export Plan with a view to achieving an export target of Rs.7,500/-
to Rs.8,000/- million (US $ 175 million) and persistent efforts are being made in
implementing the ambitious plan.
Events and Meetings :
The India ITME Society would be organising 10th India-ITME in December 2016. Participants from both domestic as well as international organisations would be participating in this international Exhibition.
- Organising Seminars and Workshops during the period will be planned.
- Interactive meetings will be fixed with Government officials to discuss fiscal and trade policies.