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The Southern India Mills’ Association

Committed to Foster the Growth of the Textile Industry

Office Bearers



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.


Deputy Chairman

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


Mr Durai Palanisamy 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.



Mr S Krishnakumar
Managing Director
Sulochana Cotton Spinning Mills Pvt. Ltd.
424, 426, Kamaraj Road,
Tirupur – 641 604.


Mr S Krishnakumar holds B.A. Psychology from P.S.G. Arts College Coimbatore and entered the business in the late 80’s.

He is involved in lot of CSR activities helping the society and particularly, his organization planted 1.5 million trees in Tirupur including 30,000 trees within his mill premises.