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Dr KV Srinivasan is new chairman of SITRA
Dec '16
Dr KV Srinivasan (left) and Sanjay Jayavarthanavelu. Courtesy: SITRA
Dr KV Srinivasan (left) and Sanjay Jayavarthanavelu. Courtesy: SITRA
The South Indian Textile Research Association (SITRA) reconstituted its governing body, the council of administration, at its recently held annual general body meeting. Dr KV Srinivasan of Premier Mills was elected as the chairman and Sanjay Jayavarthanavelu of Lakshmi Machine Works was elected as the new vice-chairman of the SITRA council.

Srinivasan, managing director of Premier Mills Pvt. Ltd. in Coimbatore, has been a member of the Council for 25 years. He is also the managing director of Sree Narasimha Textiles Pvt. Ltd. and Premier Fine Linens Pvt. Ltd and the vice chairman of The Cotton Textiles Export Promotion Council (TEXPROCIL) where he has been serving as a committee member from 1998. He is also a Member of the Advisory Board of International Textile Manufacturers Federation, Zurich (ITMF) from 2010.

Jayavarthanavelu, chairman and managing director of Lakshmi Machine Works Ltd. in Coimbatore, has been a member of the council for 14 years, since 2002. He is also an executive committee member of the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce & Industry (FICCI) and a member of the Southern Regional Council of the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII). He also serves as a member of the Development Council for Textile Machinery Industry that was constituted by the Indian government. (KD)

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