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Alok & DyStar collaborate to set up textile academy
Apr '10
DyStar India Private Limited, a leading provider of dyestuffs, auxiliaries and services to the textile industry and Alok Industries Limited, India's most diversified and vertically integrated textile manufacturer, are jointly setting up the 'Advanced Academy for Development of Textile Technologists' (AADTT).

The Academy will be the first-of-its-kind in the country and an unparalleled knowledge based training platform to facilitate skill development in the textile industry. AADTT will provide the platform for identification, training, placement and career development of textile professionals to raise standards of textile manufacturing in India.

Candidates will be hand picked from premier partnering institutes, trained for a period of one year and offered back to the textile industry in the interest of the development of the industry. Candidates will be paid 'market level' stipends and trained through a well designed curriculum combining theory, specific application expertise and practice relevant and adapted to modern industrial needs. Renowned and experienced industrial experts will be working with the team as faculties.

Mr. Dilip B. Jiwrajka, Managing Director of Alok is upbeat about this unique initiative, “The fast growing textile industry in India is in urgent need of competent professionals who have a sound technical base and can be developed into leaders of tomorrow. Every journey begins with a single step……The AADTT is but one small step by two leaders in their respective fields for the benefit of the industry at large”.

Mr. Rajesh Balakrishnan, Managing Director of DyStar India Private Limited stresses the importance of this co-operation for all partners “The AADTT will be a wonderful avenue for competent students graduating out of textile institutes to upgrade their skills and knowledge. DyStar with its expertise in technology, application and standards along with Alok which has an extremely modern textile manufacturing set up will provide this lifetime opportunity to institutes and students aspiring to develop a career in the textile industry."

DyStar is a leading complete solution provider for the textile industry has an unparalleled global presence with textile standards, sales, technical service, laboratories, distribution centres, Expert solutions and production facilities. DyStar helps its customers to reduce the cost, reliably meet quality and environmental standards.

DyStar India Private Limited

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