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  • An online meeting was held on 11th March with TI representatives and NISTI Regd. As decided in the EC meeting dated 2 nd March, Prof Shanbagh represented NISTI and made clear to them about NISTI's stand about TI membership. Prof Shanbagh made it clear that TI members are considered NISTI Regd members by default. At the end of meetings, both bodies decided to keep further dialogues.
  • Executive Committee meeting of NISTI was held on 02nd March, 2024 from 11.00 hrs onwards followed by lunch, at Committee Room of Textiles and Fibre Engineering Department, IIT Delhi.
  • Prof Nein conducted 3 workshops ie one each in JSID, TIT&S and WPU Sonipat besides a talk in NSUT.
  • NISTI organized a melodious event at India Habitat Center. Dr Prof Kushal Sen & his team mesmerized audience by their performance. Sh Vijay Mathur & Dr Surendra Kumar also stole the hearts of audiences.
  • NISTI organized Webinar by Dr. Gotmare on AI's transformative impact on efficiency, creativity, and business growth on 20th January 2024. Highlights being - Digital tech in fashion: Valuable insights into Competitor Design and 3D modeling - Virtual & Augmented Reality in textiles: Revolutionizing design and sampling
  • NISTI organized Avinash-Mayekar's Online session for Professional Carrer Opportunities In Today Textile Industrty on 5th January, 2024.
  • EC members met & attended a symposium on Khadi at Lady Irwin College Delhi & TEXCON in 14th Dec at Ashoka Hotels.
  • An enriching workshop was organized by JS Institute of Design and NISTI, led by the renowned Visual Merchandising Trainer, Munish Chopra on October 6th, 2023.
  • NISTI conducted webinar on Saturday, 22nd July 2023 with two prominenet speakers 1️⃣ Mr. Shailendra Nigam – DGM (Operations), Jay Jay Mills Perundurai 📣 Presentation on: “Innovations @ITMA Milan 2023 – Knitting and Processing”& 2️⃣ Mr. Kamal Misra – Director, Sterling Sales Pvt. Ltd. 📣 Presentation on: “ITMA 2023 – A brief Peek at Path Breaking Technology”
  • We also shared the highlights of the final webinar in our two-part series on "Sustainability Trends in Textile Machinery: Impressions from ITMA 2023" held on 29th July 2023!
  • NISTI (Regd) conducted Founder Day Lecture on "The Future of Biomaterials" by Dr. Michael A. Saltzberg -( CEO of Covation Biomaterials )on May18.2023.
  • On 15/10/2022, NISTI Regd. organised Webinar , Titled “Learnings from Start up Achievers", a first hand account of successful Entrepreneurs presented by: NISTI Regd.
    • Mr.Ankit Singhvi, Director, Advent Polycoats P. Ltd, Udaipur spoke on the Challenges and opportunities in Advanced Coatings in Technical Textiles for a start-up.
    • Ms Unnati Chamadia, Head Marketing and sales, Sierra Exports spoke on the Learnings from the venture on safety gloves.
  • At ATDC,NISTI Regd. falicitated Dr. Yadav couple, the Achievers. Mrs. Poonam Yadav for getting distinction of Best MCD Teacher (Nursery Section) Delhi (South Zone) and Dr. Dr. Yadav for his patent on "Fibre blending and drafting system and method thereof" on 08/10/2022.
  • A Subsidised Family tour was organised by NISTI Regd. to Pratapgarh Farms & Resorts , Haryana on 8th October,2022.
  • A Webinar on 'Guidance support for higher education in India & Abroad' by Prof Sunil Garg was organised by NISTI Regd. on 09/09/2022
  • 34th Founder's Day of NISTI Regd was celebrated at Seminar Hall , IIT Delhi on 24th May 2022 with variety program provided by NISTI Regd. family members.
  • NISTI Regd.organised a webinar on 'Sustainability in Textile industry 'by Dr.Arindam Basu ,DG NITRA on 13/08/2022
  • Nisti Regd.organised webinar on 'successful initiatives in Innovative Sustainable Solutions in Textile Value Chain' on 05/03/2022. Presenters of the webinar were:
    1. Mr. Sreedhar P R , VP, KG Fabriks || Great place to work || Worlds most sustainable denim (Denim Division) – “Sustainability at KG Fabriks”
    2. Mr. Gaurav Agarwal , AGM, Aditya Birla Group , Birla Cellulose – “Recycled MMCF for Circular Business Model”
    3. Mr. Manish Bharati , Business Director, International Business Head, Raymond Limited – Sustainability at Raymond’s
  • Join Online Seminar on Sustainability in Textile & Clothing

    Seminar on Sustainibility  In Textile & Clothing – 07th Dec 2024 IITD.

    About NISTI

    NORTH INDIA SECTION OF TEXTILE INSTITUTE (NISTI) was established 1989 under the leadership of two of the finest textile institutional leaders at the time in the personalities of (late) Dr N M Swani, then Director of the Indian Institute of Technology Delhi and former Head of the Department of Textile Technology of the Institute and (late) Dr J K Nigam, then Director of Shriram Institute of Industrial Research, Delhi, with able support of Prof V K Kothari and Prof D S Verma of IIT Delhi, and such others as Mr H P Gupta from Birla Group, Dr K C Tapadar, CMD of then Porritts and Spencers (Asia) Ltd (now called Voith Paper Fabrics India Ltd), Prof R C D Kaushik, Director of Technological Institute of Textiles and Sciences, Bhiwani, Mr H C Jain from DCM, Mr Y N Mallah from Poritts and Spencers, and Mr H C Chaturvedi, Managing Director of Shamken Ltd.

    All of the pioneering founders were highly respected in TI as well as India’s textile professional circles. NISTI was formally inaugurated on 24 May, 1989 at a well-attended ceremony held at the campus of IIT Delhi. (Late) Mr R M Goodall, Past President of TI and Chairman of Scapa Group PLC UK graced the ceremony. Shortly, thereafter, (late) Dr J K Nigam was installed as the Founding President of NISTI.

    NISTI has always enjoyed the largest membership of Textile Institute within the country. Its organic growth was fuelled by regular professional activities engaging both members and outsiders, especially its & periodic international conferences. Read more…………

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    Facilitation of knowledge enrichment and skill upgradation through T&D of manpower in manufacturing industry.

    Recognition to industries by sponsoring Indian companies for TI Awards.

    Specialist advice and vision-building enablement in owner/industry associations through participation in committees.

    Policy advice and direction to government and regulatory authorities through participation in special focus groups and committees.

    Publishing to enrich, invigorate, disseminate advances and emerging frontiers by dissemination of R&D outcomes.

    Relationship building with professional bodies that have shared interests…….


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