COLLEGE OF TEXTILE TECHNOLOGY
Berhampore & Serampore
Alumni Association (North India Chapter)
A decade back the alumni from Textile colleges of Calcutta University, based in north India constituted a forum named “TANTU”..... The thread!!
During British Rule in India, two institutions were established on the banks of Ganga in West Bengal to make a history of learning new way of textiles (Textile Technology). Since then these two institutions at Serampore and Berhampore (CTTB & CTTS), cultured the textiles and apparel being the alma mater of innumerable successful technologists. The students have etched their marks not only in Indian industry and research-based projects but also in the international arena of textiles.
The fourth TANTU seminar on The Technical Textiles: The next Big Opportunity was held on 25th September 2016 at India International Centre, New Delhi. There was interesting gathering of industry experts, academicians, professionals and Govt. officials from all over India discussing on medical and protective textiles. Dr. Prabir Jana, President, TANTU and seminar chairman in his brief welcome address, set up the right tone by giving a overview of the seminar theme and pointed out that though India has lots of nonwoven roll goods manufacturer but, there are few good professional organisations to convert these into final product. And to value add in the supply chain India needs more such manufacturers of technical
To promote the brotherhood, exchange through and serve the textile industry across globe. This forum has been interacting with success in various ways focusing on relevant issues of “Textile & clothing industry” and disseminating the information among all.
The forum is a platform for eminent professionals occupying high profile jobs in various segments of industries including MNCs, Export Houses, Trading agencies, R&D Organizations, Retails and brands, Academic Institutions like IIT, NIFT etc.
Fresh graduates working in the industry or students pursuing further academics are designed to meet and interact on social as well as professional/personal interactive sessions at different venues organised by TANTU.
TANTU published an annual magazine on various topics and designed and written by the professionals, entrepreneurs and academicians. This magazine thus offers a unique platform for relevant organizations and entrepreneurs to get access to a selected group of professionals through the insertion of an advertisement at a nominal tariff. The information percolates to a good number of people attached to this profession and thus brings an opportunity to an entrepreneur/ professional to enlarge the area of business and trading activities.