“India can surely become a global manufacturing hub. However, we need to be strong in our own country first. Moreover, Indian manufacturers must have a moral obligation to make the correct product as people’s life is dependent on these.” said Mr. Hemant Sapra, President – Global Marketing, Karam Group during the discussion.
Mr. Prashant Agarwal, Jt. MD, Wazir Advisors Pvt. Ltd. was of the said that India needs to go a long way to become medical textiles hub. Global opportunity is huge, which can be tapped with manufacturing commitment and zero defect approach and industry needs to be supported in mission mode approach to make it happen and grab the opportunity.
According to Mr. Ashok Raman, Sr. Vice President, Shahi Exports Pvt Ltd, export of PPE mandate certified and error free product and for this we need the specialize training of manpower. So, training and testing is the key to the evolution of Indian Medical textiles industry as a global hub.
When the COVID-19 outbreak started India, there was no domestic manufacture of PPE kits. Now, there is excess domestic capacity and manufacturers are getting export order requests. So, India can become global hub of medical textiles with consistent and patient efforts, said Mr. A. R. Bhoobalan, Vice President – Operation & Business Development, Bombay Rayon Fashion Ltd during discussion.