The Leela Ambience Hotel, Gurgaon, India


Programme for ICC 2019 9th November 2019

8:00 AM onwards Registration Speakers/Panel of Speakers/ Key Note Address
07.30 PM – 07.35PM Welcome Note Mr Mahesh Sharda, President – Indian Cotton Association Ltd.
07.35 PM – 08.00 PM Presentation by MCX Mr. Deepak Mehta,MCX
08.00 PM onwards Networking Dinner & Cocktail

** Note : Please note 9th Nov. 2019 is a B2B networking dinner event which is only on special invite.

** Note : Please note 9th Nov. 2019 is only for Director, Speakers,Promoters &Senior Industrs Stake holders.




Programme for ICC 2019 10th November 2019

8:00 AM onwards Registration Speakers/Panel of Speakers/ Key Note Address
10:00 AM TO 10:10 AM Welcome Note Mr. Mahesh Sharda, President – Indian Cotton Association Ltd.
10:10 AM TO 10:20 AM Key Note Address Mr. Sanjay Jain, TT Ltd.
10:20 AM TO 10:30 AM Release of Knowledge papers on Indian Cotton Industry by Wazir Mr. Prashant Agarwal
10:30 AM TO 10:40 AM CAI President Mr. Atul Ganantra
10:40 AM TO 11:00 AM Award distribution & Felicitation of Chief Guest & Guest of Honour, Award distribution for Navratna Award, Award distribution for Best Yield, Award distribution for Life Time Achievement. CITI Vice Chairman – Mr. Suresh Khandelia
11:00 AM TO 11:10 AM Revolution of Change Mr. Badsha Mia, Badsha Textile Ltd.
11:10 AM TO 11:20 AM Textile Secretary Address note Confirmation Awaited
11:20 AM TO 11:30 AM Guest of Honour Address note Shri.Purshottam Rupala Hon’ble Minister of Agriculture, Govt. of India
11:30 AM TO 11:50 AM Chief Guest Address note Smt. Smriti Zubin Irani Hon’ble Minister of Textiles, Govt. of India
11:50 AM TO 12:00 PM Thanking Note to Chief Guest & Guest of Honour Mr. Rajiv Garg, Garg Acrylic Ltd.
12:00 PM TO 12:15 PM Tea Break
12:15 PM TO 01:00 PM
Panel Discussion I Invited Speakers for the Forum
“The Challenge of Change” for the Indian Textile Industry. How to have a long term solution for Indian cotton industry.
Mr Rajiv Garg, Garg Acrylic Ltd.
Mr Rakesh Goel,DCM Textiles
Mr Dinesh Nolakha,Nitin Spinners
Mr Munish Awasthi, Sportking
Convenor – Mr Sanjay Jain
Mr Prashant Mohata, Gimatex
Mr Ashish Bagrodia, Winsome Textile & Industries Ltd.
01:00 PM TO 01:40 PM
Panel Discussion II
Invited Speakers for the forum
Mr. Lalit Mahajan , Vardhman
The profitability of Indian Cotton Industry vis-à-vis Global Cotton Industry
Mr. Paresh Kanani, Reinhart
Mr. Amit Sayal, Glencore
Convenor – Mr. Sumeet Mittal
Mr. Kushal Patel,Axita Cotton
Mr. Jayesh Patel, Omax CotSpin
Dilip Bhai, Raja Industries
1:40 PM TO 2:10 PM Lunch Break
2:10 PM TO 2.25 PM Key Note Address by CCI – MD Dr. P Alli Rani Ji
02.25 PM TO 02.40 PM Key Note Address by Finance Minister – Punjab Shri. Manpreet Singh Badal
02.40 PM TO 02.55 PM Farmer leader & Chairman – Maharashtra Commission for agriculture costs & prices Shri. Pasha Patel
3:00 PM TO 3.15 PM Challenges faced by Industry for moving towards Sustainability Mr. Vibhunath, Olam
3:15 PM TO 03:30 PM Key Note Address – “Global Cotton Spinning Industry Analysis” Mr. Janardhan, Texcom Textile Solutions
03:30 PM TO 04:10PM
Panel Discussion III Invited Speakers for the forum
Global business opportunities for the Cotton Value Chain Ambassador Of Vietnam
Convenor– Mr. Prashant Agarwal Ambassador Of Uganda
Ambassador Of Ethiopia
Bangladesh High Commission of India.
04:10 PM TO 04:40 PM
Panel Discussion IV Invited Speakers for the forum
Cotton Futures And Importance of Global Contracts Mr. Deepak Mehta, MCX
Convenor – Mr. Unupom Khaushik ( NCMSL) Mr.. Arun Sekhsaria, Dwarkadas
Q& A Mr. Kunal Thakkar, UB Cotton Pvt. Ltd.
Mr. Aditya Chittlangiya, Chittlangiya Cotton
04:40 PM TO 05:20PM
Panel Discussion V Invited Speakers for the forum
Bulls & Bears Mr. Sandeep Jain, DP Cotton
Convenor – Mr. G.Chandrashekhar ( Hindu Business Line)
Mr.Abhay Shah, Shah Poonamchand Devchand Cotton Department
Mr. Sanchit Rajpal, Manjeetgroup
Mr. Pankaj Sharda, Din Dayal Purushottam lal
Mr. Sanjeev Mittal, Raghunathagro
05:20 PM TO 05:35 PM Vote of Thanks Mr. Rakesh Rathi
05.35 PM TO 06:35 PM Entertainment
06.35 PM onwards Cocktail & Dinner

President’s Message
On behalf of Indian Cotton Association Limited (ICAL), It gives me immense pleasure for inviting all stakeholders of cotton value chain to this year’s Indian Cotton Conference (ICC 2019) which will be held on Sunday, November 10th, 2019 at The Leela Ambience, Gurgaon NCR …
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