The Indian Textile Accessories and Machinery Manufacturers’ Association (ITAMMA) has crossed yet another milestone celebrating its 75th jubilee year. The celebrations took place at ITC Grand Maratha, Mumbai. Announcing proudly its 75 years of pioneering work that achieved the milestone on January 31, 2018, it highlighted its providing service to the Indian textile industry. ITAMMA celebrated its milestone by paying tribute to B. K Mehta who was one of the most hardworking and inspiring Past-Presidents of the Association. B. K Mehta’s contribution was commemorated by releasing a special documentary film “Balbhai” based on his life and work.
The year subsequent to the announcement made, witnessed a lot of growth in the Association. The aim was to achieve better results in the future for which several training programs were introduced for the members of the association. The members were essentially trained for technological up gradation, operational excellence, and sustainable manufacturing among others.
The Association takes pride in recognizing the work of its founder fathers and past members such as Bhogilal H. Patel, and others the generous devotees for providing ITAMMA with its own premises, B.K. Mehta, founder of “B. K. Mehta Endowment Fund,” J. G. Roy, founder of “J. G. Roy Endowment Fund” and another noteworthy member Hansaben Mehta, President of NASEOH who has financially strengthened the B. K. Mehta Endowment Fund.
Marking its 75th Jubilee, the committee organized celebrations at Ahmedabad on 12th January 2019 at Mumbai on 17th January 2019 and Coimbatore on 25th January 2019.
The celebrations at Ahmedabad were organized at Rajuwada Restaurant inviting Kamal Singh, Director, MSME Development Institute, Ahmedabad as the Chief Guest while Dr. Jaimin R. Vasa, Sr. Vice-President, Gujarat Chamber of Commerce & industry, Ahmedabad as the Guest of Honour and were followed by a “Shyam–E- Gazal Nite.”