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Director NITRA awarded UP Ratan
Sep '11
Dr J. V. Rao, Director, Northern India Textile Research Association (NITRA) was conferred the honour UP Ratan by All India Conference of Intellectuals (AICOT) on 11th September 2011. At a full house CMS Auditorium in Lucknow, the award along with pagri, shawl and memento was handed over to him. The award is recognition to Prof. Rao's contribution towards spread of technical education in Uttar Pradesh, especially in the areas of textile & clothing industry in multiple capacities such as academician & research scientist, as well as strategy maker, projects head and Director, NITRA.

Kulpati Prof. Monoj Kr. Mishra of Lucknow University, social worker Smt. Rita Mittal, eminent artiste Smt. Anita Narayan, Dr. Sushil Chaudhary of Noida Eye Care Hospital and some other notable personalities also received the award. Lt. Gen. K.M. Seth, Former Hon. Governor, Chattisgarh inaugurated the program. Also present in the occasion are Sh. A. K. Shrivatava, Rtd. Judge, Delhi High Court, Sh. P.N.Sharma, National Gen. Secretary, AICOT and other guests of honor.

NITRA, one of the four textile research associations located in different parts of the country was established in the year 1975 with the objective to carry out scientific research in the field of textile as well as to promote and foster scientific research studies for the extension of knowledge related to or connected with textile industry.

Northern India Textile Research Association (NITRA)

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