KCT-TIFAC CORE in Textile Technology & Machinery of Kumaraguru College of Technology, Coimbatore organised a workshop on ´Advanced Manufacturing and Testing of Textiles´ on December 30, 2014 at Kumaraguru College of Technology, Coimbatore, exclusively for the benefit of students from textile institutions, technicians working in weaving industry, and designers working in apparel industries.
About 20 students participated in the workshop. The participants were taught on various fundamental aspects using advanced machinery and equipment installed at KCT-TIFAC CORE advanced research centre for textile technology and machinery, a project under Department of Science and Technology, Govt of India.
The resource persons were Dr G Ramakrishnan, Coordinator, KCT-TIFAC CORE, and Dr J Srinivasan, HOD-Fashion Technology presented a paper on advanced testing equipment. K Gopinath, Senior Scientific Officer, KCT-TIFAC CORE, presented a paper on advanced manufacturing machinery. Practical sessions were taught by R Krishnaveni, Project Officer, KCT-TIFAC CORE, and S Velusamy, Lab Machine Operator. Presidential address was delivered by Dr RS Kumar, Principal, KCT College. M Gurusamy, Adviser of KCT gave felicitations to the participants. He also appreciated the efforts of KCT-TIFAC CORE for organising such a need based skill development programme.
Dr J Srinivasan, Professor & Head, Department of Fashion Technology, gave a warm welcome. Dr G Ramakrishnan, Coordinator KCT-TIFAC CORE, gave a brief talk on facilities established at KCT-TIFAC CORE. K Gopinath, SSO, KCT-TIFAC CORE gave vote of thanks. Certificates were distributed to all the participants of the workshop.