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Textile Association (India) celebrates 75th anniversary
Apr '14
On 9th April 2014, The Textile Association (India) has celebrated its 75th Birth Anniversary - The Platinum Jubilee, at Emperor Hall, Hotel Kohinoor Park, Opp. Siddhi Vinayak Temple, Prabhadevi, Mumbai during which a befitting program was chalked out under the able leadership of the National President of TAI, Mr. D.R. Mehta.
The Textile Association (India) is the foremost leading and largest national body among other several professionals of textile in India, striving for the growth of India’s largest single Textile Industry for over 7 decades. It is established before 75 years on 09th April, 1939 and as on today the Association has more than 23000 strong memberships with 26 affiliated Chapters, spread throughout the length and breadth of the country. 
Platinum Jubilee Celebration began with invocation of Sri Saraswati Vandana presented by 2 Students, College of Home Science, Nirmala Niketan, Mumbai and Platinum Jubilee Powada presented by Mr. Vijay Choudhari. Further it was followed by traditional lightening of lamp by guests and dignitaries.
At the inaugural session, the Chief Guest was Shri R.K. Dalmia, Shri R.D. Udeshi, and Dr. Chadan Chatterjee were the Guest of Honor, Also Shri S.K. Khandelia, recipient of Industrial Excellence Award waas the special invitee. As well Shri D.R. Mehta, National President, Dr. Anil Gupta, National Vice President, Shri K.D. Sanghvi, TAI Chairman and Shri V.D. Zope, TAI Hon. Gen. Secretary were present on the dais.
Platinum Jubilee Celebration of TAI was great success by all standards. Very largely attended, hall was full, venue was jam packed. Nearly more than 350 members were gathered from all corners of India and overseas to participate in this Platinum Jubilee Celebration. All participants enjoyed great fellowship and exchange of information’s for mutual benefits. 
Many old stalwarts, members, friends met after many years and reviewed old acquaintances. It was great to note such a mammoth turnout-and one is tempted to glance back into history. Mr. D.R. Mehta, National President, The Textile Association (India) opened the conference with his powerful welcome address and mentioned that the Textile Association will continue with various objectives and will draw very large programme for years to come.
Mr. D.R. Mehta, National President expressed that the “glorious journey of last 75 years is indeed a landmark occasion for The Textile Association (India) and it has given yeoman service to all important textile industry and trade. It will be our sincere effort to celebrate this Platinum Jubilee very joyfully by remembering all our Founding Fathers who were instrumental in establishing this Association”.

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