Web Exclusive | February 2019
“Transforming India Award” for Dr Rikhab C Jain
In a glittering ceremony held by Ministry of Textiles & CMAI recently in Mumbai, Dr Rikhab C Jain, Chairman of TT Group was awarded the prestigious “Transforming India Award” by Honourable Minister of Textiles, Smriti Zubin Irani. He was accompanied by Sanjay K Jain, Managing Director of TT Ltd.
This award has been constituted by the Ministry of Textiles, Government of India to recognise brands and people who have transformed India in their respective fields. Dr Jain was awarded recognising his contribution to the hosiery and knitwear industry over his journey of 59 years in business.
Dr Jain, who is MBA from IIM, Calcutta and also a Company Secretary/Chartered Secretary has to his credit many firsts in the Industry including pioneering exports in 1964 and also leading man industry initiatives in various posts. The brand “TT” which has a more than 50 years journey is a household name in the county and is well recognised. He has also received his honorary doctorate degree in Business Management . Over the years, TT has developed a market in over 65 countries and has emerged as a vertically integrated textiles and clothing company.
Dr Jain has held prominent posts in various textiles associations including heading NITRA FOHMA, DHUM, AEPC, (Knitwear Cell). He has also received lifetime achievement awards from FOHMA, DHUM, SIHMA, TAI and WBHA and is recognised as a father figure and pioneer in hosiery industry.