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Dr. M. Burji addressed on Business Opportunities in Textiles

Dr. Manjunath Burji, Assistant Professor, DKTE Society’s Textile & Engineering Institute, Textile Department, addressed to the Technocrats, Students & Ministry Officials of Karnataka on the topic “Business Opportunities in Textiles” in the event under the theme “Udyami Aagu Udyoga Needu” conducted at Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam Auditorium, Visvesvaraya Technological University, Belagavi on 08/04/2022.

One day workshop under the above theme was organised to encourage the Entrepreneurship in Karnataka Region and to sanitize aspiring Entrepreneurs on various schemes, incentives, policies and sectorial programs offered by Government of Karnataka. The program was conducted under the leadership of Hon’ble Dr. Murugesh Nirani, Minister of Large & Mega Industries, Government of Karnataka.

DKTE Entrepreneurial Ecosystem worth of Rs. 50 crores was explored to the participants. Role of Business Incubator in every organization has important significance to convert Students, Technocrats & Engineer into successful Entrepreneurs with providing necessary business and manufacturing infrastructure without investment, i.e. to test the idea of common man into techno commercial product.

Aspirant carrying innovative business is known as startup. Startup policies with benefits from Ministry of Commerce, Govt. of India exposed with importance of national innovative startup policy (NISP). DKTE Centre of Excellence in Nonwovens with focused incubation in coating supported by Ministry of Textiles, Govt. of India is open for product development and to try new business avenues in Technical Textiles with specialized products along with subsidy and funding are encouraged. Activities important to increase economy & export of India were highlighted. According to funds availability business opportunities and models of small, medium and large industries in spinning, weaving, knitting, processing, garmenting, printing & embroidery were delivered. Mega process & printing infrastructure consisting of modern equipments known as Ichalkaranji Powerloom Mega cluster (IPMC) is available for quality weavers to transform their product into finished & export market. Karnataka environmental challenges and strength of cotton growing belt for current generation to convert into premium value was noted by the participants.

His presentation was very much appreciated by the participants which was highly informative, interesting and knowledgeable. More than 400 members participated in the program.

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