Dr Rikhab C. Jain and Shri Sanjay Jain (extreme right) receiving the Award from Union Textile Minister Smt Smriti Irani
Mumbai: Dr Rikhab Chand Jain, chairman of TT Group, was felicitated with the prestigious ‘Transforming India Award’ by Union Minister of Textiles Smt. Smriti Zubin Irani on February 6. The Award was presented by the Ministry of Textiles & CMAI. Dr Rikhab Chand Jain and managing director of TT Ltd Shri Sanjay Jain received the Award.
The award has been constituted by the Union Ministry of Textiles to recognise the brands and people who have transformed India in their respective fields. Dr Jain was awarded in recognition of his contribution to the hosiery and knitwear industry during his journey of 59 years in business.
Dr Jain, who is MBA from IIM, Calcutta, and also a Company Secretary has to his credit many firsts in the Industry including pioneering exports in 1964 and also leading man Industry initiatives in various posts. The brand “T.T.” which has a more than 50 years journey is a household name in the county and is well recognised. He has also received his honorary doctorate degree in Business Management. Over the years, T.T. has developed a market over 65 countries and is vertically integrated textiles and clothing company. Dr Jain has held prominent posts in various Textiles Associations including heading NITRA FOHMA, DHUM, AEPC, (Knitwear Cell). He has also received lifetime achievement awards from FOHMA, DHUM, SIHMA, TAI and WBHA and is recognised as a father figure and pioneer in the hosiery industry.