• 65+ Years of
    Leadership in Textiles


SITRA, an acronym for
The South India Textile Research Association,

Established in the year 1956, is governed by a Council of Administration consisting of member representatives from the Industry, Government and Scientists. SITRA is sponsored by the Industry and is supported by the Ministry of Textiles, Government of India.

  • Textile R&D
  • Textile Consultancy
  • Textile Testing
  • Professional training services
  • Calibration
  • Inter-firm studies


Satisfied Customers


Why Choose Us

  • 01

    Professional R&D

    Machinery development activities, modifications or attachments to existing machinery and instruments & gadgets suitable for quality control purposes.

  • 02

    Accurate, Reliable & Faster Testing Services

    Testing services help the mills to evaluate the quality, select raw material of requisite quality and assess the process proficiency.

  • 03

    Consultation & Training with Professional Experts

    SITRA offers consultation services in a number of areas related to spinning, weaving and knitting

Our Vision

To be a world renowned “CENTRE OF EXCELLENCE” for Research, Development and Knowledge based Services in Current and Evolving Textile Technologies.

Training Services

  • Functional Programs

    These programmes are conceived with the objective of covering a specific area of interest and importance to the technicians.

  • Technical and Managerial Programs

    Managerial programs are designed to offer sufficient inputs on both technical as well as managerial skills.

  • International Training

    International training programme is a regular feature of SITRA's training activity and more than 1400 persons from 72 countries have been benefited.

  • Training Program for Shop Floor Workers

    The programme is conceived with the objective of imparting skill at the work place.


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