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TAI honours Hemant Sonare for outstanding contribution
Feb '17
Courtesy: Dr Hemant Sonare
Courtesy: Dr Hemant Sonare
TAI, the Textile Association (India), has honoured Dr Hemant Sonare with Shri JJ Randeri Service Award for service excellence at national level for working towards the development of textile and clothing industry of India. Sonare has significantly contributed for the socioeconomic development through upliftment of cotton grower farmer’s community of Vidarbha.

Holding the esteemed position as the secretary of TAI – Vidarbha, he is involved in all developmental issues related to textile sector of Vidarbha. He is also the director of the Wanjari Group of Institutions. Sonare received the award from industry and commerce minister of Madhya Pradesh Rajendra Shukla at the inaugural ceremony of 14th International & 72nd All India Textile Conference at Bhopal.

He has made outstanding contribution in the field of education, textile, clothing and agriculture industry. His involvement in the fields of education, garment, fashion and textiles is significant. He has also contributed for the growth and development of the industry.

Dr Sonare works for youth, farmers and women by providing necessary empowerment through constructive actions. He has been working towards educating, employing and empowering women from the weaker sections of the society.

He has been a recipient of ‘Krushibhushan’ award and Warud Gaurav Purskar for his significant contribution in the area of upliftment and empowerment of cotton growing farmers of Vidrabha.

TAI is the foremost largest textile professional body of India established in the year 1939; currently the association has strong member strength of over 28,000 with 26 affiliated units spread throughout the length and breadth of the country. It has been providing guidance and services of various kinds to the textile industry over the last 77 years

TAI organised 14 International and 72 All India Textile Conferences, two world textile congress and Global Textile Congress at different national and international destinations. TAI has played a very significant role in Indian textile industry, which is recognised by industry leaders and government agencies. (KD)

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