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Sabu M Jacob appointed as member of Technology Development Board

Published in Corporate Monday, 31 December 2018 15:45




Sabu M Jacob, Managing Director of Kitex Garments and Chief Coordinator of Twenty20 Kizhakkambalam, has been appointed as a member of the Technology Development Board for a period of three years.  He is the first private member from Kerala to be included in the board which is a statutory body under the Department of Science & Technology, Government of India. The eleven member board has four nominated private members who have proven track record in the field of technology and industry.

TDB is the first organization of its kind within the government framework with the sole objective of commercializing the fruit of indigenous research. The board promotes development and commercialization of indigenous technology and adaptation of imported technology for wider application. It plays a pro-active role by encouraging enterprises to take up technology oriented products. Prof. Ashutosh Sharma, secretary of Department of Science & Technology is the chairperson of TDB.

Kitex Garments Ltd, is the largest textile industry in Kerala thatuses the most modern technologies in their garment manufacture and the CSR project of Kitex, Twenty20 Kizhakkambalam ,is recognized nationwide.


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