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History

1978 to 2016 – 38 years of dedicated service to the Cotton Community in India & Abroad.

Historical Background

Indian Cotton Federation (ICF) Formerly The South India Cotton Association was founded on 4th May 1978. The following were the Founder Directors of SICA.

  • Shri. G.K.Sundaram
  • Shri. R.Doraiswami
  • Shri. K.Venkatesalu
  • Shri. G.Varadaraj
  • Shri. S.Devaraj
  • Shri. U.R.Joshi
  • Shri. Hiralal P.Malani
  • Shri. K.N. Viswanathan
  • Shri. M.Appuswamy
  • Shri. M.G.Khona
  • Shri. Arvind K.Kikani
  • Shri. R.A.Iyer
  • Shri. Chhotalal Bhagwanji
  • Shri. Ethirajulu

Late Shri. G.K.Sundaram, Chairman and Managing Director, The Lakshmi Mills Company Limited, Coimbatore was President since inception of ICF/SICA to 1997-98 and he continued as Director till 2009.The ICF/SICA members conferred the honour of Emeritus- President Status to him at a Special Public Meeting on 13.6.2003. Late Shri.S.Devaraj, Managing Director, M/s. Narayankrishna Spinners was the President during 1998-1999 and Shri.C.Soundara Raj, Managing Director, M/s. Sri Narendra Raja Textiles was the President from 1999-2000 to 2009-2010. Shri J.Thulasidharan, Managing Director of The Rajaratna Mills Ltd, is our President since 2010 and continued to be so. Late Shri.G.Varadaraj, Managing Director, M/s.Ganga Textiles was the Founder Director and First Vice President during 1978-79 to 1985-86. Late Shri.U.R.Joshi, Partner, M/s.U.R.Joshi & Co.,Late Shri Hiralal P.Malani, Partner, M/s.Kishore padamshi was also the Founder Director and First Vice President during 1978-79 and continued to be so till 1997-98 and also during 1993-94 to 1998-99 and Vice President from 1999-2000 to 2005-06. Shri.D.K.Desai of M/s.C.A.Galiakotwala & Co. is the director since and continued to be so and was our Vice-president since 2006-07 to 2010-11. Shri.V.Ravichandran, Managing Director, M/s.Prashanth Textiles Limited is our Director from 1993-94 and continues to be so and is Vice President from 1998-99 to 2010-11. Shri.K.N.Viswanathan, Partner, M/s.C.Jayanthilal & Co. is a founder Director and Honorary Secretary since 1978 to 2010-11 and is our Vice-President since 2011-12 and continued to be so. Shri.A.Ramani, Proprietor, M/s.Swaathi Cotton Traders is our Director and Honorary Joint Secretary from 1989-90 to 2010-11 and is our Hon.Secretary from 2011-12 to 2013-14.  Shri.P.Nataraj, Managing Director, M/s.KPR Mills  Ltd., is our Director since 2010-11 and continued to be so and is our Vice-President from 2011-12 and continued to be so. Shri Atul P Asher, M/s.Ravji Shamji Asher is our Honorary Secretary from 2014-15 and continued to be so.