Mumbai, November 17, 2022: India ITME Society announced the winners of the  India ITME Society Awards 2022 and is scheduled to be presented on 10th December 2022, at India Exposition Mart, Greater Noida, Uttar Pradesh. These awards are a reflection of the Society’s humble attempt to recognise the exceptional & significant contributions that have influenced positive change in the textile engineering sector of our nation. A leader through exemplary results over the decades, the India ITME Society has been instrumental in textile engineering and technology while aligning its goals to that of India’s vision of developing 100 Indian textile machinery champions.

No stone unturned and no shore untouched; the India ITME Society opened applications in July 2022, searching for the nation’s hidden gems. Evaluated by a stellar jury that includes the prestigious names of Mr Uday Gill, Mr Updeep Singh, Mr R Anand, Mr Gurudas V Aras, Mr Sanjiv Lathia, Dr Manisha Mathur, Mr Manohar Samuel, Mr Ketan Sanghvi, and Mr Avinash Mayekar, at long last will honour the stars that shone the brightest with an award at the 2nd edition of the India ITME Awards.

List of Winners announced : Mr. S. Hari Shankar, Chairman & Members of Steering committee of India International Textile Machinery Exhibitions Society along with the Jury members takes great pride & pleasure in announcing the winners as below:

Category 1 –Top Performance in Textile Engineering Industry  
  • Under the Spinning segment M/S Lakshmi Machine Works. Limited is  accorded the award.
  • Under the Weaving & Preparatory segment Rabatex Industries is accorded the award
  • Under Finishing segment Texfab Engineers (India) Pvt. Ltd. is accorded the award
  • Under printing segment ColorJet India Ltd. emerged as a winner
  • Under the Accessories for entire textile machinery segment Lakshmi Card Clothing Manufacturing Company Private Limited is selected as a winner

Category 2 – Best Initiatives for Pollution Control Technology

Under this category S. A. Pharmachem Pvt. Ltd is accorded the award

Category 3 – Special Award for Women

The special women awarded are as follows:

  • Women Entrepreneur – Under this category Ms. Deepa A Kumar is accorded the award.
  • Nurturing Women Empowerment – Under this Category Ms. Neha Jhunjhunwala
  • Woman Master Weaver – Under this Category Ms. Santoshi Kewat is accorded the award.
  • Restoring Traditional Skills– Under this category Ms. Kumari Raita is accorded the award

Category 4 – Research Excellence

Under this category Dr. Rekha Ramakrishnan from SASMIRA is accorded the award

Category 5 – Textile Maestro

Under this category Mr. S P Oswal, Chairman & Managing Director, Vardhman Group of Companies is accorded the award

These awards will set the tone for the commencement of the largest textile engineering exhibition, which will be addressed by international and national delegates representing ambassadors, council members, various ministries, state ministers, textile & state commissioners, and worldwide investors.

The champions will be awarded a monetary benefit, a trophy, and a certificate in the format best suited for the category. The acknowledgement of the awards will not be restricted to the delegate present at the award ceremony, but will also be disseminated to the large database and the whole press and ministry involved with the India ITME Society.

Mr. S. Hari Shankar, Chairman & Member of the Steering committee of India International Textile Machinery Exhibitions Society along with the Jury members takes great pride & pleasure in showcasing an effort to not only acknowledge the introduction of an award category that recognises youth, research & innovations but also supports women’s leadership and empowers women to come forward & make their mark in the highly competitive textiles, apparels, textile engineering & technology segment. The Society also makes an effort to honour the legendary industry leaders of our country.

Applauding the remarkable efforts of the Society to make the Award night a future success, Mr Hari Shankar, Chairman, India ITME Society, quotes “Every edition of India ITME Society awards will try to do justice and grow bigger, better & bolder by introducing strategic categories and reaching a wider audience. The credit for the growth of the awards goes to none other than the fellow participants themselves. It is their dedication and hard work that adds value to the award categories. We are grateful for all the applications received which were exceptional in their domain. We also thank every applicant for their belief in the society and urge all the other fellow companies to participate in the next edition and help us build a bigger and bolder award ceremony during the next editions. Sincere appreciation goes to the elite jury panel who took time out of their busy schedule to help us ensure smooth and unbiased decision making”

The awards will be presented on 10th December 2022 at India Exposition Mart at the highly prestigious CEO Conclave –“Empowering Textiles through Technology”.

For more details, please reach out: 

India ITME Society at +91-22-4972 4603 / 2202 0032.

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