Action initiated

It was on 6th June, 2019 during the second meeting of the Managing Committee ITAMMA decided to depute Mr. N.D. Mhatre, Director General (Technical) to explore ‘ITMA-2019’ as well as to execute various activities of ITAMMA for the benefit of its members.

The mission was already started when Mr. J. M. Balaji, Chairman, Events & Publication Sub-Committee, delivered his presentations on “Exhibition skills- How to prepare for a successful exhibition & Establishing worldwide network through ITMA 2019” at Ahmedabad on 15th March’2019 and also during Coimbatore Export Cell meeting on on 6th May’2019, which was followed by the formation of WhatsApp group of 74 ITAMMA member-exhibitors participating in ‘ITMA-2019’.  At the same time the work of preparation of ‘ITMA Guide’ and application for MSME  grants under IC Scheme for ITAMMA member-exhibitors was taken in hand.

Action executed

About 1800 copies of ‘ITMA Guide’ with 64 ITAMMA member advertisers and important information about the exhibition and Barcelona, etc. was distributed at ITAMMA Member stalls during ITMA’2019.

The Press Release of Mr. Jugal Kishore Pansari, President, ITAMMA was published by the WTiN in their Daily News paper dt 20th June’2019 on page No’s 44 & 45.


Mr. Chandresh H. Shah, Vice-President, ITAMMA offered Memento and Coffee Table Book to Sylvia Phua, Managing Director, ITMA Services Pte Ltd. & Andrew Lin, Senior Exhibition Manager, ITMA Services Pte Ltd and registered our member’s grievances about the exhibition to her. While Mr. N. D. Mhatre, Director General (Technical) also offered Coffee Table Books to Authorities/representatives of the International Associations. ITAMMA was felicitated by the organizer with ‘Certificate of Appreciation’ as a Supporting Association.

Technology Scouting Mission

Mr. N. D. Mhatre, Director General (Technical) made his observations at various stalls during the exhibition in regard with the latest technologies and the innovations displayed/showcased by the Exhibitors. The observations noted down were presented to ITAMMA Members through Power Point presentations during the Seminars “PCRA assistance for the Development of Textile Machines / Components / Processes leading to Conservation of Energy, Oil & Natural Resources” at AMA, Ahmedabad on 26th July and on “Latest Developments in Textile Engineering and future ahead” on 9th August, 2019at Jennys Club in Coimbatore.

During both the Seminars the Technological Developments and Innovations observed at ITMA’2019 were highlighted for inducing the Members to go for their implementations at indigenous level through Technical R & D Projects and /or Joint Ventures / Technology Transfers. PCRA  extended its willingness in funding the Projects related to Conservation of Energy, Oil & Natural Resources. While Dr. Prakash Vasudevan, Director SITRA assured for cooperation as knowledge Partner in these Technical Projects.

A detailed Technical Report of ITAM’2019 tour was also submitted to all ITAMMA Members for their reference. (Those who wish to have may write to

This ‘Technology Scouting Mission’ of ITAMMA has given an opportunity to ITAMMA Members for enriching their Technical knowledge and strengthening their technological base. Thus promoting the ‘Make in India’ mission of the Govt. of India.