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Exporters body chief Mr Sakhthivel awarded Padam Shri
27
Jan '09
Mr A Sakthivel
Mr A Sakthivel
Mr A Sakthivel President of the Federation of Indian Export Organisations (FIEO) has been awarded Padam Shri. It is first time in the history of Padma awards that an exporter has been honoured with this prestigious awards for his contribution to Indian exports and yeoman services rendered for development of infrastructure in Tirupur.

President FIEO Mr Sakthivel is known for his unforgetful contribution to the growth of Indian textile industry and especially for development of MSME segment.He single handedly brought the little known town of Tirupur on the World map and made it nucleus of knitwear exports from India.

A great visionary and hands on professional Shri Sakthivel was one of the first to gauge the impact of US and EU slowdown on exports and suggested numerous ways to contain its impact.Exporting community is fortunate to find him at the helm of affairs at most difficult time in Indian exports history.

Exporting community has thanked the Government for recognising the self less services of Shri Sakthivel who truly deserved this honour.

Mr. A Sakthivel, Managing Director, Poppy's Knitwear, Tirupur is also President of Tirupur Exporters Association(TEA). Mr. Sakthivel is on the Board of Director with the IDBI Bank. In addition, he is a member on the Small Scale Industries Board, Govt. of India; the Board of Trade of the Commerce Ministry and the National Advisory Committee of SIDBI.

He is also Director of New Tirupur Development Corporation.Mr. Sakthivel also holds the positions of Chairman of the India Knit Fair Association, President of the Indian Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Coimbatore.


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