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The Southern India Mills’ Association

Committed to Foster the Growth of the Textile Industry

Office Bearers


Mr Ravi Sam
Managing Director
Adwaith Textiles Limited
“Adwaitham”, 114A, Senthottam,
Sowripalayam (PO), Coimbatore – 641 028.

Mr Ravi Sam is a commerce graduate and holds Post-graduate Diploma in Textile Technology from The University of Manchester Institute of Science & Technology.  He is a founder Trustee of Siruthuli, the movement of preservation of water bodies in Coimbatore.

He is involved in various social welfare activities.  He was the Chairman of CII Tamil Nadu and at present Chairman of CII SR Sub Committee on Sustainability, CSR & Affirmative Action to bring inclusiveness to the marginalized sectors of the society covering all the six Southern States.

Deputy Chairman

Dr S K Sundararaman
Managing Director
Shiva Texyarn Limited
252, Mettupalayam Road,
Coimbatore – 641 043.

Dr S K Sundararaman holds an MBBS Degree and Masters in Business Management from Cambridge University, U.K.  Dr Sundararaman is a well known personality in the field of Technical Textiles in India and also in the field of Technical Education.

He is the Managing Trustee of the FIREBIRD INSTITUTE OF RESEARCH IN MANAGEMENT.  He has been a member in various business forums at a national level.  He was the past Chairman of CII, Coimbatore, Educational Convenor CII, Tamilnadu.   Currently, he is the Chairman of Indian Technical Textile Association.


Mr Durai Palanisamy
Executive Director
Pallava Textiles Private Limited
No.24, Sankari Main Road, Pallipalayam,
Erode – 638 006.

Mr Durai Palanisamy, Executive Director, Pallava Textiles P Limited, Erode, has been unanimously elected as the Vice-Chairman for the year 2021-22. He holds an MBA in International Business from Southern New Hampshire University, USA and a Bachelor of Technology in Textile Technology from PSG College of Technology.

He is the Vice-President of CII, Erode Zone. He is also on the Committee of Administration of The Synthetic & Rayon Textiles Export Promotion Council (SRTEPC), Mumbai.