Technical Textiles in India and Latest Seminar leading to the Next Level of DefenseNisha (Author) Published Date : May 01, 2019 11:19 IST
The invention of Technical textiles took long back. But India is yet to capitalize this product on a large scale. Very recently, the Ministry of Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation organized a seminar on "Use of Technical textiles in water resources works". The Seminar highlighted various application areas, mechanisms and best practices to encourage and increase the usage of Technical Textile in the Sector of Water resources, creating a platform for the stakeholders for brain-storming and taking the Technical Textiles usage to a whole new level.
However, what are these Technical textiles and what is its significance. Technical textiles can be defined as Textile material and products mainly manufactured for technical performance and functional properties than beauty characteristics. Technical textiles include agro textiles, geotextiles, automotive applications, medical textiles, protective clothing, etc. It is manufactured primarily using synthetic fibres.
It includes a wide range of products like implants, firefighter clothing, bulletproof vest, stab protection, etc. For the past several decades, technical textiles are used widely in the world. It provides innovative engineering solutions. Finally, India came up with the plan to capitalize this entirely. Eventually, as a first step, it is likely to use it in the Water Infrastructure. Technical Textile proves to be more capable than concrete. India needs it so much as various parts of the country are subjected to Floods and other disasters.
Technical Textiles in India and Latest Seminar leading to the Next Level of Defense