KHITISH PANDYA: FOUNDER, ECO TASAR
Textile Value Chain|February 2021
Khitish Pandya has been involved with tasar silk textiles since 2000. He was brought in by PRADAN- an NGO to help build the business side of the silk yarn making project initiated by PRADAN.

As a social entrepreneur, he strongly believes that providing right economic opportunities to the poor in their own locale and also by helping enhance their capacity to avail such opportunities is a more inclusive and sustainable way of poverty alleviation.

Khitish Pandya, formed a separate company named Eco Tasar Silk Private Limited in 2007 to cater to the fabric market exclusively.

Continue reading your story on the app

Continue reading your story in the magazine

MORE STORIES FROM TEXTILE VALUE CHAINView All

Textile Vs Technology: Created To Please Or Displease?

Corporate Strategies & Communication (CSC)

3 mins read
Textile Value Chain
February 2021

STUDY ON PRODUCTION TECHNIQUES USED BY LOCAL TAILORS

STUDY ON PRODUCTION TECHNIQUES USED BY LOCAL TAILORS

7 mins read
Textile Value Chain
February 2021

THE EMERGING FUTURE FOR POLYESTER

Polyester (PET) is the most widely used fibre in the apparel industry, accounting for around 52% of the total volume of fibres produced globally. The apparel industry accounts for around 32 million tons of the 57 million tons of polyester used each year [1]. It is used widely in technical textiles as well.

6 mins read
Textile Value Chain
February 2021

WEBINAR ON TECHNICAL TEXTILE

Our honorable Ms. Smriti Zubin Irani Ji, Minister of Textiles, Information and Broadcasting and Women and Child Development, India from BJP representing Amethi constituency has took many steps to uplift the Textile Industry and has been seen in Conference held for technical textile this year.

4 mins read
Textile Value Chain
February 2021

POLYESTER VALUE CHAIN

The origin has many names and named by the companies producing it. It started with the discovery of Nylon in United States then Terylene in England.

2 mins read
Textile Value Chain
February 2021

PET a necessary evil

How often do we see PET around us? If you observe we are surrounded with PET and its variants. From apparels to heavy industrial textiles, PET has become one of the most important fiber to humans. This is because of its amazing properties. It is strong, stable, and durable, If we compare it with natural fibers, it is cheaper with such features.

3 mins read
Textile Value Chain
February 2021

LOCKDOWN IN UK AND EUROPE HAS DRASTICALLY CHANGED THE MARKET OF IMPORT AND EXPORT

LOCKDOWN IN UK AND EUROPE HAS DRASTICALLY CHANGED THE MARKET OF IMPORT AND EXPORT

1 min read
Textile Value Chain
February 2021

IKEA IN INDIA – CASE STUDY

It has made its presence in India and has planned growing its root here and opened recently in Navi Mumbai in December 2020.

4 mins read
Textile Value Chain
February 2021

KHITISH PANDYA: FOUNDER, ECO TASAR

Khitish Pandya has been involved with tasar silk textiles since 2000. He was brought in by PRADAN- an NGO to help build the business side of the silk yarn making project initiated by PRADAN.

1 min read
Textile Value Chain
February 2021

AUTOMATION IN APPAREL INDUSTRY

Automation is most often defined as, automatically controlled operation of an apparatus, process or system by mechanical or electronic devices that take the place of human organs of observation, effort, and decision. The purpose of this paper was to investigate the status and the effects of technology adoption on the level of organizational factors within the context of the apparel industry.

10+ mins read
Textile Value Chain
February 2021
RELATED STORIES

Passion and Love for Community

Dr. Prakash Tyagi is the executive director of Gramin Vikas Vigyan Samiti (GRAVIS), an NGO dedicated to working in impoverished rural regions of India, including the Thar desert, Rajasthan, Uttarakhand, and Bundelkhand. In part 2 of this interview with Kashish Kalwani, he speaks about how things have changed due to the pandemic and the importance of passion and love for community.

3 mins read
Heartfulness eMagazine
January 2022

What's Next for the $400 Million For-Profit Built on Karmic Capital

When he founded Toms, Blake Mycoskie reinvented the idea of a company that does well while doing good. So what’s next for him? Doing that again.

10+ mins read
Inc.
May 2016

How Malala Is Turning Her Life Story Into A Targeted Mission

How Nobel Peace Prize–winning education activist Malala Yousafzai is turning her compelling life story into a targeted mission.

10+ mins read
Fast Company
December/January 2016

How The UN Is Using Virtual Reality To Tackle Real-World Problems

The United Nations is using virtual reality to tackle real-world problems.

4 mins read
Fast Company
November 2015

Bill Clinton On The Importance of Entrepreneurship

No president has, upon leaving office, launched himself as vigorously into supporting entrepreneurship as Bill Clinton. Both the Clinton Foundation and the Clinton Global Initiative have created programs to fund and mentor hundreds of entrepreneurs at home and abroad. In a wide-ranging interview - on everything from electric car charging stations to the proper role of banking regulation - the 42nd president shares with Inc. his vision and priorities for business leaders in the 21st century.

10+ mins read
Inc.
September 2015

Jackal wanders into south Delhi store, rescued

An injured golden jackal on Tuesday wandered into a medical store in south Delhi's Adchini, presumably from the nearby ridge area, and was rescued by the NGO Wildlife SOS, officials said on Wednesday.

1 min read
Hindustan Times
January 26, 2023

Status of pending cases before HCS against states' conversion laws sought

If all such cases are similar in nature, Supreme Court may transfer them all to itself

2 mins read
Millennium Post Delhi
January 03, 2023

JANERA Lady Hussey 'sorry' for comment

Lady Susan Hussey, who asked a black British charity boss where she “really came from” during a Buckingham Palace reception, has apologised in person to the executive, Buckingham Palace has said.

1 min read
The Herald
December 17, 2022

Lady Hussey 'sorry' for comment

Lady Susan Hussey, who asked a black British charity boss where she “really came from” during a Buckingham Palace reception, has apologised in person to the executive, Buckingham Palace has said.

1 min read
Manchester Evening News
December 17, 2022

N-GO LA REVOLUCIÓN QUE MUCHOS USUARIOS ESTABAN ESPERANDO

A mediados de 2013 surgió el proyecto de crear una placa que sintetizara un ZX Spectrum en una FPGA. La placa sería 'custom', creada desde cero, e incluiría elementos que no estaban presentes en las placas FPGA genéricas, como una entrada de audio desde la que poder cargar directamente juegos en cinta.

8 mins read
Retrogamer España
Edición 42