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Director General
Dr. Arindam Basu, eminent textile-scientist and Director, Central Silk Technological Research Institute, Central Silk Board, Bangalore has assumed Director General's Office at Northern India Textile Research Association (NITRA), Ghaziabad on 6th March'14. He is also in overall charge of NITRA's academic wing NITRA Technical Campus (NTC). Dr. Arindam Basu, a renowned scientist and professional in the field of textile research, hails from a very respectable family from Kolkata the cultural capital of India and a city enriched with great other significance in the history of India. Dr. Basu flashed the sparkle of genius in academics and secured first class in both B.Sc. Tech.(Text.) and M. Text. from prestigious Universities of Calcutta and Bombay, respectively. To further illuminate his outstanding academic record, in the year 1991, he completed Ph.D. in Textile Engineering from the University of Leeds - the globally iconic university based in U.K.
Dr. Arindam Basu wears many hats and presents a diversified portfolio of experience in the fields of research, academics and industry as well. Dr. Basu worked as Director, Central Silk Technological Research Institute, Central Silk Board, Bangalore, Director, South India Textile Research Association (SITRA), Coimbatore, Director, Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel Institute of Textile Management, Coimbatore, and had been the Deputy Manager of Jaya Shree Textiles in West Bengal, which is a Aditya Birla Group Company. At the early stage of his career, his stint with Bombay Textile Research Association (BTRA), Mumbai and Post Doctoral Research at Dept. of Textile and Apparel Management, N.C.State University, USA is also worth mentioning.
Through the illustrious career spanning over 25 years now, Dr. Basu has co-authored 8 technical books, published 130 technical articles in world's most renowned referred journals, and presented about 50 papers in premier techno-conferences and seminars. He had applied and granted many patents regarding machinery and instrument development. Dr. Arindam Basu is the recipient of many awards including National Scholarship for Studies Abroad, awarded by the Ministry of HRD, GoI, and Century Textiles Best Technical Book in Textiles Award for the year 2002 for authoring the book "Textile Testing- Fibre, Yarn and Fabric". He is a recognized guide for M.S., M. Phil., Ph.D., and associated as external examiner and visiting lecturer with many premier universities in the country. In addition to that, Dr. Basu is also an active member of different national and international trade, and professional bodies.
Officiating Director
Mr. Abhijit Pal has graduated in Textile Technology with first class from prestigious University of Calcutta securing 1st rank in the order of merit. He completed his Post Graduation from Faculty of Technology, Anna University, Chennai, the leading technical university of India.
He is a Fellow of The Institution of Engineers (India), Kolkata and also a Fellow of The Institution of Valuers, New Delhi. With humble beginning at shop-floor level in industry, Mr. Pal has gained 28 years of rich experience in complete textile & apparel value chain.
Apart from working as an administrator, he has intimate technical involvement in the functional domains of Research, Consultancy, Quality Evaluation & Skill Development.
Mr. Pal has also been closely associated in establishing the NITRA Technical Campus, NITRA’s new hub of technical excellence for offering academic programmes.
Mr. Pal to his credit has 400 consultancy projects including overseas assignments. He has many prestigious R&D Projects to his credit in the field of textiles, technical textiles, machine designing etc.
Mr. Pal has also authored four books and published many research articles related to textiles & technical textiles. He guided many UG students and PG students in their project works.
S.No. Name of Employee Designation Qualification
1 Dr. A.A. Ansari Assistant Director M.Sc., M.Phil., Ph.D.
2 Mr. Abbas Raza Asstt. Librarian B.Sc., M.A., DPA, PGDCA, MLISC
3 Mr. Anil Kumar Pandey Principal Scientific Officer B.Text. (Tech.)
4 Mr. Ashwani Kumar Sharma Data Processor MBA, B.A., Dip. in Comp. in Office Management
5 Mr. Atul Baijal Deputy Manager (Accounts) M.Com, LLB, MBA
6 Mr. Avnish Kumar Sharma Senior Scientific Officer M.Sc., Dip. in Op. Mgt., PGD in Comp. Progr., MCA
7 Dr. B.K. Sharma Principal Scientific Officer M.Tech., Ph.D., FIETE, SMCSI
8 Mr. K.K. Dewan Senior Scientific Officer PGDBM, M.Sc.(Comp.Sc.). BHM, e-Commerce
9 Mr. M.K. Bansal Senior Scientific Officer Dip. in Text.Tech., MBA
10 Mr. M.M. Tiwari Assistant Director B.Sc., Dip. in Text.
11 Dr. M.S.Parmar Deputy Director M.Sc., Ph.D., PGDMM, DCPA
12 Mr. Maheshwar Singh Senior Scientific Officer B.Sc.,Diploma in Tex.Chem.
13 Mr. Mrinal Kanti Datta Senior Scientific Officer B.Sc.Tech. (Text.Tech.), M.Tech.(Text.Tech.)
14 Mr. N. Govindaraj Data Processor SSLC
15 Mr. Neeraj Aggarwal Principal Scientific Officer B.Text., MS (by Research)
16 Mrs. Neha Kapil Senior Scientific Officer M.Sc.
17 Ms. Nidhi Sisodia Scientific Officer M.Sc., M.Tech. (Text.Chem.)
18 Mr. Partha Basu Public Relations Officer B.Com., PGD Advtg. & Mktg. Mgmt.
19 Mr. Puneet Agrawal Deputy Manager (Accounts) B.Com., ACA
20 Mr. R.K. Gaur Assistant Director B.Text., M.Tech. (IT), Dip. in Mgmt., Dip. in TQM&ISO 9000, Dip. in Prodn.Mgt., MIE
21 Mr. R.K. Sharma Senior Scientific Officer B.Sc., ATA
22 Mr. R.S. Yadav Assistant Director B.Tech. (Text.), MS (by Research), MIE
23 Mr. Sanjeev Shukla Principal Scientific Officer B.Sc., B.Text., M.Tech., PGDBM
24 Mrs. Shweta Saxena Senior Scientific Officer M.Sc.
25 Mr. Sanjay Gupta Junior Scientific Officer M.Sc.
26 Ms. Shweta Chauhan Scientific Officer B.Tech. (Manmade Fibre Tech.), M.Tech. (Fibre Sc.&Tech.)
27 Mr. U.C.Sharma Assistant Director B.Sc., AMIE (Text.), MS (by Research), MIE, FIV
28 Mr. Umesh Joshi Project Officer B.Tech. (Mech. Engg.)
29 Mrs. Usha Rajan Stenographer-I SSLC, KGTE Typewriting
30 Mr. Vijay Shankar Khoiwal Scientific Officer B.E. (Text. Tech.), M.Tech. (Text. Engg.),
31 Mr.  Vikas Sharma Principal Scientific Officer B.E. (Mech.), Adv.Dip. in MM&CM, BEE Certified Energy Auditor
32 Mr. Vivek Agarwal Assistant Director & Dean B.Tech., PGDBM, MS (by Research)
S.No. Name of Employee Designation Qualification
2 Mr. Amit J. Singh Sr. Supervisor (Accounts) M.Com.
3 Mr. Anil Kumar Driver 8th Pass
4 Mrs. Anjula Sharma Data Processor B. Com. (P)
5 Mr. Asif Ali Trainer Apparel Mfg. High School, ITI
6 Mr. Atul Kumar Sharma Sr. Tech. Asstt. B.Sc.
7 Mr. D. Chakraborty Jr. Investigator Intermediate, Cert. Course in Computer Appn.
8 Mr. Devender Singh Jr. Investigator B.A.
9 Mr. Dushyant Kumar Jr. Investigator B.Sc.
10 Mr. Dharamveer Singh Daftari B.A.
11 Mr. G.C. Bajpai Jr. Investigator B.Sc. (Chem.)
12 Mr. Ganesh Lal Driver 5th Pass
13 Mr. Harendra Singh Sr. Investigator B.Sc. (Chem.)
14 Mr. Jaswant Singh Sr. Tech. Asstt. Intermediate
15 Mr. Jaya Krishna Rath Laboratory Assistant B.A., BTD, TDQC
16 Mr. Kuldeep Singh Sr. Tech. Asstt. M.Sc., PG Dip. in QC & ISO 9000, ATA
17 Mr. M.K. Tomar  Sewing M/c Technician 8th Pass.  Cert. Course on: Maint. Tech. of Indl. Sewing M/c & Sewing M/c Refresher
18 Mr. M.K. Tomar  Draughtsman Draughtsman (Civil)
19 Mr. Manjeet Singh Sachdeva  Accts. Asstt. B.Com.
20 Mr. Narender Singh Office Attendant High School
21 Mr. Om Pal Singh Lab Attendant Intermediate
22 Mr. Prakash Sr. Investigator High School, ITI
23 Mr. Radhey Shyam Courier -
24 Mr. R.P. Tripathi Sr. Investigator B.A.
27 Mr. Rajeev Singh Rawat Sr. Supervisor (Accounts) B. Com.
28 Mr. Ramveer Singh Peon 8th Pass
29 Mr. Ranveer Singh  Peon 8th Pass
30 Mr. Riyasat Ali Sewing M/c Operator Trainer 8th Pass
31 Mr. Rohitash Singh Laboratory Instructor B.A., TTM
32 Mr. S.A.A. Rizvi Sr. Supervisor (Accounts) B.Sc., PG Dip. in Comp.Sci.& Application, MBA
33 Mr. Sachin Kumar Electrical Trainee Intermediate, Dip. in Electrical Engg.
34 Mr. Sandeep Kumar Lab Attendant -
35 Mr. Sandeep Sharma Electrician ITI (Electrical)
36 Mrs. Seema Sharma Sr. Tech. Asstt. M.Sc.
37 Mr. Sukh Pal Sharma Peon 8th Pass
38 Mr. Sumit Kumar Laboratory Instructor M.Com., DCA, GDDFT
39 Ms. Supriya Singh Laboratory Assistant Dip. in Textile Design, App. Mfg. & Merchandising
40 Mr. Swami Sharan Sr. Tech. Asstt. M.Sc. (Chem.), ATA
41 Mr. Umesh Pathak Jr. Investigator Intermediate
42 Mr. V. Ramesh Weaver Helper 5th Pass
43 Mr. V. Satyanarayana Sr. Tech. Asstt. SSC, ITI, ATA
44 Mr. V.K. Singhal Accts. Asstt. Accountant M.Com.
45 Mr. Vikas Khurana Sr. Tech. Asstt. M.Sc., Certi. Course in Computing
46 Mr. Yogesh Kumar Sr. Investigator B.Sc., ATA
47 Mr. Mohit Pandey Laboratory Assistant B.Sc.
48 Mr. Saurabh Dhar Laboratory Assistant B.Sc., DPCA, AMM
49 Mr. Kamalraj Laboratory Assistant Dip. in Textile Chemistry, Intermediate
50 Ms. Shalini Singh Laboratory Assistant Dip. in Textile Design, AMM
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