Mission Objectives

  • To undertake:
    (i) Fundamental research and development of Carbon Fibre, Aramid Fibre, Nylon Fibre, UHMWPE and their Composites,
    (ii) Application based research in Agro-textiles, Geo-textiles, Medical textiles, Mobile textiles and Sports textiles including development of Bio-degradable and Sustainable technical textiles.

  • Improve the Penetration level of technical textiles in the country and upgrade the skills sets of the workforce.

  • Promote usage of technical textiles in various flagship mission, programmes including strategic sectors in India.

  • Develop indigenous machineries and process equipment for technical textiles to promote "Make in India" and enable competitiveness of the industry.

  • Promotion of innovation amongst young engineering/ technology/ science standards and graduates; along with creation of innovation and incubation centres and promotion of "start-ups" and "ventures".