World-Class Textiles Machinery Exhibition GARKNIT- X at Kolkata was Organised
News Desk, News Nation 360 : West Bengal Hosiery Association (WBHA) presented the GARKNIT - X, East India’s Largest International Garments, Knitting, Sewing, and Printing & Embroidery Machinery Exhibition in Kolkata. The three-day exhibition was inaugurated by Janab Firhad Hakim, Hon’ble Mayor of Kolkata, Sujit Bose, Hon’ble Minister in Charge, Department of Fire and Emergency Services (Independent Charge) & Forest, Government of West Bengal and Ashok Todi, President of West Bengal Hosiery Association. On the occasion, Rajesh Pandey, IAS, Secretary MSME & Textiles, Government of West Bengal also addressed the Inaugural Session. Hon'ble Mayor Janab Firhad Hakim extended his full support to
the Association in developing a world textile hub in West Bengal. He particularly stated the need for an organized movement to build a logistic hub for MSME entrepreneurs. Hon'ble Sujit Bose assured that the Notification for the Revised and reduced Fire Licence would be issued shortly. Besides, he especially highlighted the need for fire safety measures even in small units for better protection. The expo will continue till 8th December from 11:00 AM till 6:30 PM at Eco Park, Kolkata. On the occasion a reverse buyer's sellers meet was also organised by the Indian Chamber of Commerce and more than 50 delegates from 19 countries attended the meet. This is also the first meet in West Bengal. Former Presidents of WBHA, K.B. Agarwala of Rupa and Co. and B.N. Seksaria from J.G. Hosiery and leading industry captains, P.R. Agarwal, Chairman, Rupa and former President Bharat Chamber of Commerce, Sitaram Sharma, President, Bharat Chamber of Commerce, Vinod Gupta, Dollar industry, Ramesh Agarwal, Rupa, B.D. Kothari, Kothari Hosiery, Sanjay Kumar Jain, T.T. Ltd, Sandeep Seksaria, J.G. Hosiery, Sudesh Agarwal, Kox Hosiery, Pradeep Arora, Cotton Casuals, Pradip Kumar Todi, Lux industries and Krishan Kumar Gupta, Dollar Industries were present amongst other leading brands.
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Report : Anustup Kundu