"International Trade Centre (ITC), organised a three day programme from December 19-21, 2019 to celebrate 40 years of its operations. The event commenced with B2B meetings for exclusive delegation of women entrepreneurs from four African Nations looking at sourcing from India, kick started the Celebrations for India ITME Society"
International Trade Centre (ITC), organised a three day programme from December 19-21, 2019 to celebrate 40 years of its operations. The event commenced with B2B meetings for exclusive delegation of women entrepreneurs from four African Nations looking at sourcing from India, kick started the Celebrations for India ITME Society. This B2B event was attended by 52 Indian Companies with 462 meetings during the day including interaction with Indian Institutes & Associations resulting in business amnd MOUs for student faculty exchange programme and also a promise for out bound delegation from India to Uganda. ITC also focused for this first time initiative of bringing an all women delegation to India in Partnership with India ITME Society. For completing its 40th Year of service, this activity was a step towardssupporting women empowerment by encouraging entrepreneurship in textile sector.
Apart from Business, this first time overseas delegation were also treated to a special Heritage walk of GPO organised& initiated by Ms. Swati Pandey, Postmaster General, Govt. of India.Among the activities offered to the betterment of the industry & for enhancing the quality of Education in Textile Engineering, a special Technical session was organized by India ITME Society. The technical presentation on "Digitisation and sustainability - Two drivers for the textile industry" by Dr.-Ing. Yves-Simon Gloy, Adjunct professor in Clemson University & RWTH Aachen Institute of Textile Technology, Germany was well received by the academic community, attended by 180+ faculty & students from various Institutes like, VJTI, ICT, DKTE, SNDT, NIFT, Kushal Institute, Bangladesh Textile Institute etc. Dr. Prof. JosphatIgadwaMwasigi, MOI University, Kenya, also made presentation & discussed collaboration with Institutes paving way for new partnership in sharing knowledge between India & Kenya. This also shall create avenue for students to explore placement opportunities with multinational companies functioning in Africa.
India ITME Society is not only about Textile & Textile Engineering, but functions as a culturally conscious organization promoting all aspect of India as a traditionally rich nation. To showcase rich textile heritage enraptured in our Postal stamps, India ITME Society organized philately exhibition for the invited guests from pan India & across the globe.
Every invited guest, whether from India or overseas had a take away from India ITME Society’s 40th year programme. The various Textile & Textile Engineering Associations renewed their collaboration with India ITME Society through MOUs & also shared their experiences, suggestions & way forward to improve trade relations with their respective countries &organisations in a highly interactive Global Connect session in the afternoon session. The panel of speakers consisted of Industry leaders from India & across the globe.
India ITME Society extended the mood of celebration for both young & old, across the social & business segments. Certificate of merit & a cash prize of 1500 (1 Lakh INR) were awarded to the winners of the contests organized by India ITME Society in various categories.
The evening brought together people from different walks of life, countries and culture, in knowledge, in business.