: Apparel Skill Council appoints Sakthivel as new Chairman #FinanceIndia #StockMarketNEWS Apparel Skill Council appoints Sakthivel as new Chairman New Delhi, Jan 16 (KNN) Padma Shri Dr A. Sakthivel,
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Apparel Skill Council appoints Sakthivel as new Chairman New Delhi, Jan 16 (KNN) Padma Shri Dr A. Sakthivel, has been selected as new Chairman of the Apparel, Made-Ups & Home Furnishing Sector Skill Council (AMHSSC).
He has taken over fr0m Premal Udani, Managing Director, Kaytee Corporations Pvt Ltd.
Sakthivel has an experience of over three and a half decades in the Apparel Sector and currently also serves as the President of Federation of Indian Export Organizations (FIEO).
The new chief is also Honorary Chairman of the Tirupur Exporters’ Association (TEA), Former Chairman and Southern Region In charge of the Apparel Export Promotion Council (AEPC).
He expressed motivation and commitment to give further impetus to entrepreneurship, job creation and to strengthening the value chain of the Apparel Industry by providing skilled youthful manpower to the industry and living up to the vision of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, of making India, as the World’s Skill Capital.
As a visionary Industry leader for the Indian Apparel Sector, he has actively and strongly represented the issues of the Apparel exporters and has played a vital role in the tremendous growth and overhaul of the Apparel Sector in India, especially for the MSMEs.
As the Founder President of Tirupur Exporters’ Association, his contribution to the growth of Tirupur exports has been outstanding as the sector saw a growth fr0m a mere Rs 15 crore to over Rs 30,000 crore.
He has been instrumental in bringing Tirupur on the global map by getting it recognized in the State as Apparel cluster hub.
Over the years, he has also strongly promoted the manufacturing and export of synthetic garments, as he could foresee the vast potential of the product in the global market.
Recognizing his unparalleled service towards the Domestic &Export Industry in the Apparel sector, the Central Government conferred the prestigious “Padma Shri” award on him in the year 2009.
Sakthivel was also awarded with Degree of Doctor of Literature (Honoris Causa) by the Bharathiyar University, Coimbatore for his distinguished contribution towards the growth of the Industry and development of the society.
He has been the Chairman of the India Knit Fair Association (IKFA) for the past 24 years. He has also been the Chairman of the Tamil NÄ?du Branch of Indo-American Chamber of Commerce. (KNN Bureau)