The Indian Technical Textile Association (ITTA) is the only association of the technical textile industry in the country. Formation of ITTA was facilitated by office of the textile commissioner, Ministry of Textiles, Govt. of India. ITTA membership represents the entire technical textile value chain from raw material to finished goods producers, machinery manufacturers, converters, centers of excellence and R&D institutes. At present ITTA has over 300 members. The objective of the ITTA is to promote, support, develop and increase production & export of technical textile to make India a power house of technical textiles in the days to come.
ITTA is registered under section 25 of the companies act (1956) in the year 2010. In the short span of over five years of its existence, ITTA has undertaken a number of activities like organizing seminars, exhibitions both domestic and overseas, supporting govt. schemes, organizing workshops, taking up the issues of technical textile units with Govt. agencies. ITTA is also a member of various committees constituted by Ministry of Textiles and office of the Textile Commissioner and provides inputs for policy formulations and other issues for the growth of the industry.
Given the fact that government policy have played a critical role in the advancement of technical textiles, ITTA is maintaining a close interaction with government of India in formulation of various policies focusing on removing the ambiguities in the system which are hampering the growth of the sector, helping bring in legislation which will help spur usage in India and recommending fiscal and non fiscal norms which would aid the industry to achieve its true potential. ITTA is dedicated to members success and aims to become the premier organization that represents and sets the tone for public policy for the Indian technical textiles industry by becoming ‘ITS SINGULAR VOICE’ and bringing together all the stakeholders of the sector under one roof.