The Southern India Mills’ Association (SIMA), a textile trade body, has elected its new office bearers for the year 2017-18. The association announced this during its 58th Annual General Meeting held on September 9, 2017, at Hotel Le Meridien, Coimbatore.
P Nataraj, Managing Director, K P R Mill Limited, Coimbatore has been unanimously elected as the Chairman of SIMA for the year 2017-18.
He is also a member Confederation of Indian Textile Industry (CITI) Committee, Vice President of Indian Cotton Federation, science graduate and member of Institute of Chartered Accountants of India.
Furthermore, K. Vinayakam, Managing Director of SCM Textile Spinners, Avinashi and Managing Director of Chennai Silks has been appointed as the new Deputy Chairman of the organisation for the next one year.
The outgoing Chairman M. Senthil Kumar thanked the Government for its continuous support to the textile industry and the association. He also praised the work done by the Textile Minister Smriti Zubin Irani, who has initiated several policies for the benefit of the sector.