Awards


SITRA as an organisation, as well as its scientists, have been the recipients of numerous national awards by various institutions and some of the more important ones are listed below:

Barbed bi-directional surgical sutures

Ministry of Chemicals & Fertilisers, Govt. of India, New Delhi - 2013

 

Development of various organic high performance polymer narrow width fabrics and polymer braided cables for reinforcement in sonar cable applications

Ministry of Chemicals & Fertilisers, Govt. of India, New Delhi - 2012

 

Manufacture of different jute blended yarn fabrics for home textiles and other jute diversified products

Ministry of Chemicals & Fertilisers, Govt. of India, New Delhi - 2012

 

Monograph on “50 Years of Research at SITRA”.

Century Textiles & Industries, Mumbai.- 2007

 

Design & Fabrication of fibre extraction plants from pineapple and banana fibres

Design & Fabrication of fibre extraction plants  (from pineapple leaves and banana stems) and paper manufacturing plants (using banana fibres).

Assam Rifles Award,  Tripura - 2006

 

 

Monograph on “Science and Technology in the Manufacture of Jute Products”.

Century Textiles & Industries, Mumbai. - 2006

 

 

Resaearch paper on “Achievable Levels of Yarn Elonagtion and Hairiness Based on Fibre properties & process variables

Shri Kanaiylal Motilal Award, Ahmedabad - 2006

 

 

On-line Monitoring of Yarn Contamination of Weft Knitting and Winding Machine

Dr.Triguna Charan Sen Award Committee, Kolkata - 2005

 

 

Research paper on “Application of Artificial Neural Network for predicting Ring Yarn Properties and Process Variables

Shri Kanaiylal Motilal Award, Ahmedabad - 2004

 

 

Outstanding Fellow Corporate Member for the Year 2004

The Institution of Engineers (India) Coimbatore - 2004

 

 

Outstanding Fellow Corporate Member for the Year 2003

The Institution of Engineers (India) Coimbatore  - 2003

 

 

Energy Efficient Pneumafil Fans for Textile Machines –SITRA Excel Fans

Hari-om Ashram Award in Textile Sciences , Ahmedabad   - 2003

 

 

Reactive Power Management in Textile Mills

Bureau of Energy Efficiency (BEE), Ministry of Power, New Delhi  - 2003

 

 

Application of Neural Network to predict the properties of Air-jet Spun Yarns

Dr.Triguna Charan Sen Award Committee, Kolkata - 2003

Monograph on “Jute and Jute Blended Yarn Spinning”.

Century Textiles & Industries, Mumbai - 2003

Monograph on “Textile Testing – Fibre, Yarn & Fabric”.

Century Textiles & Industries, Mumbai - 2002

SITRA Enerspin Drive System for Ring spinning and Doubling Machines)

World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO), Geneva, Switzerland - 2002

Research paper on “Yarn Engineering in Air-jet Spinning – Application of Neural Network

Shri Kanaiylal Motilal Award, Ahmedabad - 2001

Monograph on “SITRA’s research During the Nineties”

Century Textiles & Industries, Mumbai - 2001

Monograph on “Yarns and Technical Textiles”

Century Textiles & Industries, Mumbai - 2000

SITRA Enerconer

Petroleum Conservation Research Association (PCRA), New Delhi - 2000

SITRA Enerspin Drive System for Ring spinning and Doubling Machines

Technology Day Invention Award Committee, New Delhi - 1999

Manufacture of Jute blended yarns

World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO), Geneva, Switzerland  - 1998

Monograph on “Productivity in Spinning”.

Century Textiles & Industries, Mumbai  - 1997

Development of Process and machinery for Spinning Jute/Cotton blends in Short Staple Spinning System

National Research Development Corporation of India (NRDC), New Delhi  - 1997

Design and Development of Sandwich Blending Draw Frame

C.D. Foundation Trust, Mumbai  - 1997

Norms for Spinning Mills

Century Textiles & Industries, Mumbai  - 1996

Fault Control Bar for Spinning Frame

Century Textiles & Industries, Mumbai  - 1996

Monograph on “Quality Control in Spinning”.

Textile Association (India), Mumbai  - 1995

High Speed Knitting Cams

Vividhlaxi Audyogik Samshodhan Vikas Kendra (VASVIK), Mumbai  - 1995

Process for Extraction of Yarns from Pineapple leaves

National Research Development Corporation of India (NRDC), New Delhi - 1994

Pineapple Fibre Products

Institution of Engineers (India), Kolkata - 1994

Contributions for the Development of knitting Industry in India

Knit India Centenary Celebrations Committee, New Delhi - 1992

Double Hank Plain reel

National Research Development Corporation of India (NRDC), New Delhi - 1987

Services to Textile Industry

Companionship Award by Textile Institute , Manchester, England.  - 1985

Electronic Stiffness Meter for Fabrics

Carrington Vyella prize by textile Institute  (UK)  - 1983

Contributions towards Import Substitution through R & D

The Associated Chambers of commerce and Industry (ASSOCHAM), New Delhi  - 1981

Improvement in Wear Life of Cellulosic Materials

Indian Merchants Chamber, Mumbai  - 1980

Two-for-one Twisting Machine

National Research Development Corporation of India (NRDC), New Delhii  - 1978

Outstanding Achievements in Technological Research

Indian Merchants Chamber , Mumbai  - 1977

Structure of High Strength Cottons

Dept. of  Agriculture, USA - 1975

Study on Taper of Cotton Fibres

Dept. of  Agriculture, USA - 1975

Trash Analyser

National Research Development Corporation of India (NRDC), New Delhi - 1974

Super Drafting System

Invention Promotion Board, New Delhi - 1967