Inauguration of Indian Cotton Conference 2013 by Sh KS Rao Hon'ble Minister of Textiles, Govt of India
The first Indian Cotton Conference (ICC 2013) was successfully hosted with the theme "Growing Together" on November 30, 2013 at The Leela Ambience Gurgaon NCR. This was the first international conference hosted by NICAL; and received an overwhelming response from the entire cotton fraternity. The day's proceedings witnessed an attendance of more than 800 attentive national and international delegates from seven countries throughout the inaugural session, four keynote addresses and six panel discussions.
ICC 2013 was inaugurated by the Textiles Minister GOI, Dr. KS Rao. Other dignitaries' on the dais during this session included Mr. Ashok Tanwar, Member of Parliament from Sirsa (Haryana), Mr. AB Joshi, Textile Commissioner GOI, Mr. SP Oswal, Chairman Vardhaman Group India, Mr. Mohit D Shah, President ICA UK, Mr. BK Mishra Chairman CCI, Mr. Anthony Tankredi CEO Allenberg Cotton Ltd (Louis Dreyfus), Mr. Ray Butler MD Cotlook UK, Mr. Mahesh Sharda, President and Mr. Rakesh Rathi, Past President of NICAL.
ICC 2013 was supported by government bodies, 11 associations and 26 eminent Corporate Houses.
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Release of Souvenir by Chief Guest
Awardees with Chief Guest
The Board of Directors of NICAL (2012-2013) with the Chief Guest and invited dignitaries on the dais