The Synthetic & Rayon Textiles Export Promotion Council (SRTEPC), Mumbai, the apex Export Promotion Council of MMFT exporters organised first Road Show/Seminar on “Source India 2018” quite recently in Bhiwandi at the Hotel Regent Garden with the support of our member-exporters and other textiles associations in and around Bhiwandi. Source India 2018 is the second edition of the council’s flagship event Reverse Global Buyer Seller Meet. It is being organised from 21st to 23rd September at the Surat International Exhibition and Convention Centre, Surat.
The Roadshow was intended to create awareness amongst the textile community in Bhiwandi about the prospects for further growth of man-made fibre textiles and bring more textile manufacturers to the Road show under the export umbrella.
S Balaraju, Execuitve Director opened the session by welcoming the gathering of about 50 guest and invited distinguished guests including Ronak Rughani, Vice Chairman, SRTEPC, Naresh Kumar, Director of Regional office of the Textile Commissioner, Navi Mumbai, M Y Momin, Chairman of Bhiwandi Power Loom Federation, Purshotam Vanga, Chairman of PDEXCIL, Vinod Khetrapaljee, from Bombay Crimpers, and Rajesh Kumar Mody, COA.
Presentation was made by SRTEPC Vice Chairman Ronak Rughani. The Vice-Chairman informed the gathering the benefits and advantages of Participation at Source India 2018, the prospects for exports of man made fibre (MMF) textiles from Bhiwandi, emerging trends in global textiles - opportunities for India, scope of Indian man made textiles exports and role of SRTEPC in promoting exports.
Momin, a legend with loads of experience spoke about his many years of relationship with SRTEPC and about huge potential for Indian MMFT products in International market. He also said that we are lacking far behind in exports compared to our neighbouring countries. In his opinion the government needs to do lot more to support exporters by reducing taxes. He extended full support to SRTEPC on behalf of his association and requested the entrepreneurs to participate in Source India 2018.
Presentation was also made by Private company Alibaba on e-commerce to help exporters understand how on-line medium can be used to promote their exports.
Barbara Mendes, Senior Executive from SRETPC gave brief presentation on activities of the Council and how the Council can help its members. She urged the audience to become members of the Council and avail the benefits.