The Leela Ambience Hotel, Gurgaon, India


Programme for ICC 2019 9th November 2019

Time Details Speakers
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  Special Address Mr Suresh Khandelia, CITI Vice Chairman, President & CEO – Sutlej Textiles & Industries Ltd.
10:30 AM TO 10:40 AM Release of Knowledge papers on Indian Cotton Industry by Wazir Mr Prashant Agarwal, Wazir Advisors Pvt Ltd.
10:40 AM TO 10:50 AM CAI President Mr Atul Ganantra, Cotton Association of India
10:50 AM TO 11:10 AM Award Ceremony
11:10 AM TO 11:20 AM Revolution of Change Mr Badsha Mia,Badsha Textile Ltd.
11:20 AM TO 11:30 AM Guest of Honour address note Shri.Parshottam Rupala Hon’ble Minister of State for Agriculture & Farmers Welfare, Govt. of India
11:30 AM TO 11:50 AM Chief Guest Address note Smt.Smriti Zubin Irani Hon’ble Minister of Women & Child Development & 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 Acrylics Ltd.
12:00 PM TO 12: 15 PM Tea Break
12:15 PM TO 12:45 PM
Panel Discussion I Invited Speakers for the forum
“The Challenge of Change” for Indian Textile Industry. How to have a long term solution for Indian cotton industry . Mr. Rajiv Garg, Garg Acrylics Ltd.
Convenor – Mr . Sanjay Jain, T.T. Ltd. Mr. Rakesh Goel,DCM Textiles
Mr. Prashant Mohata,Gimatex Industries Pvt. Ltd.
Mr. Y.C Gupta, Indorama
Mr. Ashish Bagrodia , Winsome Textile & Industries Ltd.
12:45 PM TO 01:15 PM
Panel Discussion II Invited Speakers for the forum
Comparitive Advantage- Benefits & limitations of Indian cotton v/s foreign growths
Convenor – Mr Sumeet Mittal, LDC Mr. Lalit Mahajan , Vardhman Textiles Ltd.
Mr. Abul Kalam Mohd. Musa, M.A. Matin Cotton Mills Ltd.
Mr. Kushal Shah, Reinhart India Pvt.Ltd.
Mr. Amit Siyal, Glencore Grain India Pvt.Ltd.
Mr. Kushal Patel, Axita Cotton Pvt. Ltd.
Mr. Jayesh Patel, Omax Cotspin Pvt.Ltd.
Mr. Aditya Sachan, S T Cottex Pvt.ltd.
01.15PM TO 01:30 PM Key Note Address by Finance Minister – Punjab Shri. Manpreet Singh Badal
01:30 PM TO 2:10 PM Lunch Break
02:10 PM TO 2.25 PM Key Note Address by CMD – CCI Dr. P Alli Rani Ji, Cotton Corporation Of India
02.25 PM TO 02.40 PM Farmer leader & Chairman – Maharashtra Commission for agriculture costs & prices Shri. Pasha Patel, Maharashtra Commission For Agriculture Cost & Prices
02:40 PM TO 02.55 PM Challenges faced by Industry for moving towards Sustainability Mr. Vibhu Nath, Olam Agro India Pvt.Ltd.
02:55 PM TO 03:10PM Key Note Address – “Global Cotton Spinning Industry Analysis” Mr Ramakrishnan Janarthanan, Texcoms Textile Solutions
03:10 PM TO 03:50PM
Panel Discussion III Invited Speakers for the Forum
How To Improve Low Yield Cotton Productivity Mr. Virender Arya
Convenor– Mr Joginder Singh, Retired Professor and Head Department Of Entomology PAU Ludhiana Mr. Rubhash Singh Jhakar
Mr. Balvinder Singh Kang
Rajesh Bhai
03:50 PM TO 04:30 PM
Panel Discussion IV Invited Speakers for the forum
Cotton Futures And Importance of Global Contracts Mr. Deepak Mehta , MCX
Convenor – Mr Unupom Kausik (NCML) Mr. Arun Sekhsaria, DD Cotton Pvt. Ltd.
Q& A Mr. Kunal Thakkar , UB Cotton Pvt. Ltd.
Mr. Aditya Chittlangiya, Chittlangiya Cotton Ginning & Pressing Factory
04:30 PM TO 05:10PM
Panel Discussion V Invited Speakers for the forum
Bulls & Bears Mr. Sandeep Jain, DP Cotton
Convenor – Mr. G.Chandrashekhar ( Hindu Business Line) Mr Gagandeep Singh Kanwar, LDC
Mr. Rajeev Sharma, Aarti International Ltd.
Mr. Rakesh Rathi, RSB Cottex Pvt. Ltd.
Mr. Sanchit Rajpal, Manjeetgroup
Mr. Pankaj Sharda, Din Dayal Purushottam lal
Mr. Sanjay Mittal, Sunny Trexim Pvt.Ltd.
Mr. Sanjeev Mittal, Raghunath Agrotech pvt.ltd.
05:10 PM TO 05:30 PM Vote of Thanks Mr Rakesh Rathi, RSB Cottex Pvt. Ltd.
05.30 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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