Nearly 400 cotton ginners, brokers, spinners, and traders from different parts of the country are attending the conference on Cotton Challenges Ahead 2022’ from August 05-06, 2022 in Coimbatore.
Organized by the Indian Cotton Federation and Indian Cotton Association, Bathinda, the two-day conference discusses the current issues in cotton, crop, farm technology, quality and funding. It was inaugurated by Textile Commissioner RoopRashi.
The programincludes discussions by panels of ginners, spinners, and brokers so that stakeholders from different segments of the cotton sector are able to express their views. It also holds sessions on global cotton scenario, ELS cotton and spinning technologies, said J. Thulasidharan, President, Indian Cotton Federation.
India moved from a cotton surplus to cotton deficient country this season. This should not repeat. Similarly, if funding support was available, textile mills would buy and store cotton in the beginning of the season. If the government extended support, it would be a win-win situation for farmers and the mills. The conference would pass resolutions on these subjects and submit them to the government