Home / Knowledge / News / FIEO President receives Padam Shri award
FIEO President receives Padam Shri award
16
Apr '09
Mr A Sakthivel, President, Federation of Indian Export Organisations (FIEO) has been awarded Padam Shri Award by the Smt Pratibha Devisingh Patil, Hon'ble President of India for his outstanding contribution to Indian exports and yeoman services rendered for development of infrastructure in Tirupur. It is the first time in the history of Padma Awards that an exporter has been honoured with this prestigious honour.

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

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

Federation of Indian Export Organisations

Must ReadView All

Textiles | On 25th Mar 2017

GST to positively impact retail value chain: CBRE

The implementation of the Goods and Services Tax (GST) bill in India...

Textiles | On 25th Mar 2017

MEGlobal to build first ever US MEG plant

Monoethylene glycol (MEG) producer MEGlobal plans to construct a new...

Courtesy: Ulster Carpet

Textiles | On 25th Mar 2017

Ulster Carpets acquires Griffith Textile Machines

Northern Ireland based manufacturer of carpets, Ulster Carpets said...

Interviews View All

Yashiki Gumber
Sahiba Fabrics

Fabric does not restrict us from fashion trends

Smita Murarka
Amanté

‘There is huge demand in the Indian lingerie market for non-wired styles.’

Varinder Singh Jawanda
Trendy Bharat

Sizing and fitting issues are inherent problems for companies expanding...

Giorgio Mantovani
Corman S.p.A

Giorgio Mantovani, MD of Corman, with a presence in both Milano and New...

Marten Alkhagen
Swerea IVF AB

Marten Alkhagen, Senior Scientist - Nonwoven and Technical Textiles of...

Iago Castro Asensio
RCfil Distribuciones S.L.

Iago Castro Asensio, International Business Manager of RCfil...

Judy Frater
Somaiya Kala Vidya

Among the many honours showered on Frater, including Fulbright and Ford...

Tony Ward
Tony Ward

"You have to truly understand what your client wants, know her needs, what ...

Karan Arora
Karan Arora

Bridal couture created with rich Indian heritage, exquisite craftsmanship...

Press Release

Press Release

Letter to Editor

Letter to Editor

RSS Feed

RSS Feed

Submit your press release on


editorial@fibre2fashion.com

Letter To Editor






(Max. 8000 char.)

Search Companies





SEARCH
March 2017

March 2017

Subscribe today and get the latest update on Textiles, Fashion, Apparel and so on.

SUBSCRIBE


Browse Our Archives

GO


eNEWS
Insights
Subscribe today and get the latest News update in your mail box.
Advanced Search