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APTMA & GIZ set up Sustainable Production Centre
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Mar '12
Mr. Ahsan Bashir, Chairman of All Pakistan Textile Mills Association (APTMA) - Punjab Zone has said that APTMA in cooperation with GIZ has established a Sustainable Production Centre to promote cleaner production technologies and energy efficiency best practices in the member mills.

He was addressing closing ceremony of four days Energy Manager Training Programme for the industry professionals involved in energy management in the industry organised by APTMA in collaboration with Small & Medium Enterprises Development Authority (SMEDA), German International Cooperation (GIZ), and Training and Development Centre for the Bavarian Employers' Association (BFZ).

The objective of this training programme is to upgrade the existing silks and knowledge of energy managers to carry out energy conservation activities on continual basis on their own.

Chairman APTMA Punjab said the textile Industry has realized the importance of conserving energy and emphasised that since industry is taking initiatives to improve energy demand, the government should also take necessary measures to ensure uninterrupted energy supplies to the industry.

Speaking on the occasion, Mr. Strahel Martin (International Coordinator, BFZ), elaborated on the BFZ role to promote energy efficiency in the textile sector.

Mr. Abbas Mahmood (Component Manager, Energy Efficiency GIZ), mentioned that the Energy Manager training programme is specifically designed to develop in-house capacity of the industry to plan and implement energy efficiency improvement measures. He also highlighted that application of Energy Management System (EnMS) is the sustainable way for continual improvement of energy intensity in the industrial sector.

Mr. Fayyaz A. Riaz (DGM, SMEDA) while addressing the closing ceremony said that the demand side management initiatives will help to reduce the supply and demand gap of energy in the country. He also highlighted that SMEDA plans to promote Energy Management System application as well as organizing Energy Manager training programmes in different industrial sectors.

Energy Manager Training Programme spanned over 4 days (March 26 to 29, 2012) was conducted by local experts under the supervision of international and national agencies. Training was conducted on Energy Management System application including Energy Auditing, Energy Efficiency improvement opportunities in electrical, mechanical and thermal system and renewable energy technologies potential for the industry.

The training programme was practical and in addition to theoretical concepts covered case studies and best practices. Training programme was attended by 65 participants from textile associations, ie. APTMA, PHMA & PRGMEA. The training session was concluded with formal closing ceremony in which senior officials of from SMEDA, APTMA, GIZ and BFZ participated. Certificates were distributed among participants.

All Pakistan Textile Mills Association (APTMA)


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