ATIRA Administration

The Governing Council of ATIRA consists of 19 members of which 6 are elected members from Industry, including the Chairman, 2 Co-opted Associate members, 4 Nominated members from various departments of Government of India and 2 Scientists as Co-opted members. In addition 1 representative from amongst the Associate members and the President of ATMA are also the members of the Council. The 4 Directors of Cotton Textile Research Associations are Ex-officio members, including the Director of ATIRA.

The Association has at present a total membership of 98 units spread all over India. This consists of 10 Original/Privileged members units and 88 Associate members units.

The Director is the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the organization.

Members of the Council of Administration of ATIRA

Elected Members

Chairman

Shri Sanjay Lalbhai
Arvind Mills Ltd.
Ahmedabad

Shri Anand Parekh
Reliance Industries Ltd.
Ahmedabad

Shri Samveg A. Lalbhai

Atul Ltd.
Ahmedabad

Shri V. K. Maheshwari
Mafatlal Industries Ltd.
Ahmedabad

Shri R H Shah

Sayaji Industries, Maize Products
Ahmedabad

Representing Ahmedabad Textile Mill's Association

Shri Chintan Parikh
President
Ahmedabad Textile Mills' Association
Ahmedabad

Representing Confederation of Indian Industry
( Western Region- Gujarat State Office )

Shri Naishadh Parikh
Past Chairman - CII Gujarat State Council

Co-Opted Associate Members


Mr. Ashok Joshi
Director & Business Head ( Vapi )
Welspun India Ltd.
Mumbai

Nominees of Ministry of Textiles 

AS & FA
Ministry of Textiles
Govt. of India
New Delhi

Joint Secretary (Concerned)
Ministry of Textiles
Govt. of India
New Delhi

Textile Commissioner
Office of the Textile Commissioner
Mumbai

Jt. Secretary (R&D)
Ministry of Textiles
Govt. of India
New Delhi

Co-Opted Members (Scientists)

Shri Prafull Anubhai
Arohi  Consultatant
Ahmedabad

Prof. J N Goswami
Physical Research Laboratory
Ahmedabad

Ex-Officio

Dr. A. K. Mukhopadhyay
Director
Bombay Textile Research Association (BTRA)
Mumbai

Dr. Prakash Vasudevan
Director
South India Textile Research Association (SITRA)
Coimbatore

Dr. Arindam Basu
Director
Northern India Textile Research Association (NITRA)
Ghaziabad

Dr. Harish Bisht
Director
Ahmedabad Textile Industry's Research Association (ATIRA)
Ahmedabad


as on 24th July 2017