WTC Bengaluru hosted GlobalSpin- a two day trade conclave on eco-handlooms, eco-textiles and apparel. This was done jointly with National Institute of MSME, IAMKHADI and NIFT Foundation for Design Innovation.
On day one, Mr. N Nagaraju, Minister for Small Scale, Government of Karnataka inaugurated the summit. Dr.Murugesh Nirani, Minister of Large and Medium Industries, Government of Karnataka was the chief guest on the second day.
Speakers included – Dr Rajit Okhandiar, CEO of Central Silk Board, Ministry of Textiles; Mr. Bhasker Kalra, Under Secretary, Ministry of MSME, Govt of India and Dr. Glory Swaroopa, Director General, NI-MSME.
The conclave was a platform to interact with national & international experts on the subjects such as technology, manufacturing techniques, packaging techniques, design innovations for enhancing textile exports. The sessions witnessed participation from various stakeholders. Discussions centred around globalization of the textile industry by analysing the best practices, new production techniques, innovative procedures, and product qualities to satisfy international eco-standards, considering sustainability and recyclability as a key value differentiator amongst the international buyers. Representatives from nine countries participated.