The Indian Silk Export Promotion Council (ISEPC) has appointed Satish Gupta of Moda Cocktail, Noida as its new Chairman. Earlier, he served as vice chairman of ISEPC. Besides, Bimal Mawandia of Vineetaz Exports, Gurgaon has been elected as the vice chairman of the Council. Both were elected at a meeting of the administration committee of the Council held recently in Hyderabad.
Gupta is optimistic about the growth of silk export industry as he says that his top priority would be to enhance the silk export from India. He hopes despite ups and downs, the Council will be able to achieve annual export of $500 million of silk products in next two years. And for this, he expected full cooperation of Indian silk industry and the Ministry of Textiles.
The ISEPC is a 33-year-old not-for-profit organisation under the Companies Act duly sponsored by the Ministry of Textiles. It has a membership of 853 regular exporters of Silk products, while more than 1,800 exporters are registered with the Council.