The Textile Association (India) completes its 82 glorious years on April 09, 2021, which was established on April 9, 1939,

TAI today is the leading and one of the largest national bodies, of textile professionals, striving for the growth of India’s largest industry. The association has more than 25,000 strong members through its 26 affiliated Units (chapters), spread throughout the length and breadth of the country.

Heartiest congratulations to the Founders, Trustees, Predecessor Presidents, Governing Council Members, all our esteemed members and sincere thanks for the whole hearted support to the entire textile industry extended over all these years.

With emphasis and commitment to professional ethics and social responsibilities, our renewed vision is to be internationally renowned as a leading association of textile technocrats and professionals promoting scientific and technological knowledge and training with benchmarking performance.

We are happy to announce that Journal of the Textile Association (JTA) is also completes its 81 years in publication. JTA is a prestigious bi-monthly peer-reviewed Journal which is also available in a digital version online on TAI’s website Due to Corona pandemic, we are unable to celebrate, but both will be celebrate in physically gathering, after this pandemic is over.

We wish to make TAI more connected with the industry through various ground activities organised by different Units across the country. One such initiative started interacting through JTA. We welcome more and more industry engagement through JTA.

TAI’s annual conferences are a prestigious annual events, being organised since last 76 years. These conferences have focused on contemporary and innovative topics with high profile speakers. Eminent industrialists, policy makers, reputed professionals and renowned experts from different parts of the world have presented research papers. Most conferences have been inaugurated by eminent and dynamic personalities of India like the President, Prime Minister, Cabinet Ministers, Governors and Sate Chief Ministers, Secretary to the Ministry of Textiles, Vice Chancellors etc.

I extend my heartiest felicitations to the founders of TAI and the Editorial Board team members of JTA.

Best wishes and greetings on this glorious occasion of 82 years of TAI and 81 years of JTA!!

Ashok Juneja
(National President – TAI)