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Workshop on green, energy matters in textile sector held

Covai Post Network

The department of textile technology of PSG College of Technology held a workshop aimed at addressing environmental issues and energy conservation in the textile sector.
It was organised in association with the Technology Information Forecasting and Assessment Council here on Thursday.

According to sources, more than 50 stakeholders participated in the workshop ‘Technologies to Reduce Emission in Textile Industries’. It highlighted the use of sustainable technologies for energy conservation in spinning, weaving and textile chemical industries.

A hands-on exercise on technology prioritisation for various sectors of the value chain was conducted by the TIFAC team.

The participants were given the ‘technology scoring sheet’ by TIFAC to map the potential areas and technologies with the economical and sustainable criteria. A session on exploring new ideas and sustainable technologies for energy conservation was also held.

Details would be included in the biennial update report to be submitted to Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change for further action. Suggestions on textile manufacturing process, value addition of waste products and sludge disposal and uses given by the participants would be included.