Dr Anup Rakshit took over as the Executive Director of Indian Technical Textile Association (ITTA), India. He has over 38 years of experience in the textile industry. He has done his doctorate at the Leeds University, UK (British Council scholarship). Dr Rakshit has worked in various capacities in companies & institutions including Reliance Industries, Bombay Dyeing, JCT Ltd, Bombay Textile Research Association, and Suvin Advisors Pvt Ltd.
ITTA is the only association of the technical textile industry in the country. Formation of ITTA was facilitated by office of the Textile Commissioner, Ministry of Textiles, Government of India. ITTA membership represents the entire technical textile value chain from raw material to finished goods producers, machinery manufacturers, converters, centers of excellence and R&D institutes. At present ITTA has over 260 members. The objective of the ITTA is to promote, support, develop and increase production & export of technical textile to make India a power house of technical textiles in the days to come.