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CITI hosts Sustainability Awards 2024 during Bharat Tex 2024


The Confederation of Indian Textile Industry (CITI) hosted the CITI Sustainability Awards 2024 on February 26 at Bharat Mandapam at the ongoing Bharat Tex 2024, where Piyush Goyal, Minister of Textiles and Darshana Jardosh, Minister of State for Textiles and Railways presented the awards to the winners.

In his address, Goyal emphasised on the crucial role of sustainability in the textile industry and commended the efforts of organisations and individuals for their exemplary contributions. He stated, CITI’s leadership has consistently provided unwavering support to the textile ministry. The organisation will undoubtedly inspire the youth to chart a roadmap for the country's growth, he added. 

Showcasing various categories, the CITI Sustainability Awards 2024 celebrated excellence in distinct areas of sustainability. In the Best Practices category for textile mills with a focus on social responsibility and green practices, Indo Count Industries emerged as the winner, while Pratibha Syntex secured the first runner-up position.

Indo Count Industries also claimed victory in the Innovative Material Management category, with Jeyavishnu Clothing as the first runner-up.

Geethanjali Woolens won the title of Best Recycler, followed by Sulochana Cotton Spinning Mills as the first runner-up and Kakkar Spinning Mills as the second runner-up.

Brandix Apparel India d stood out in the Best HR Practices category, with Teejay India and Pratibha Syntex as the first and second runners-up, respectively.

The awards ceremony showcased the industry's commitment to sustainability, with winners demonstrating innovation, dedication, and positive impact. The recipients were lauded not only for their contributions to environmental conservation but also for their social responsibility initiatives and commitment to sustainable business practices. 

Rakesh Mehra, chairman of the Confederation of Indian Textile Industry (CITI), states, these awards are a testament to the industry's relentless pursuit of sustainability. It is heartening to witness the transformative efforts made by textile companies, setting a benchmark for others to follow.


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