Shri R.K. Dalmia, President – Century Textiles & Industries Ltd. inaugurated the workshop. Shri Upendra Dalwadi – Regional Manager and Shri S.B. Shukla, Branch Manager - Jhagadia of State Bank of India graced the occasion with his colleagues. In addition, Mr. Khurshed Mistry, Cluster Head and Mr. Ahmendra Kansal, Asst. Vice President, Branch Head of HDFC Bank also graced the occasion with his colleagues.
Demonetization and cashless transactions are the initiatives of Shri Narendra Modi, Prime Minister of India and Smt. Smriti Irani, Union Textile Minister has encouraged digital payments in textile industry.
Century Textiles had taken initiatives in 2011 for their Bharuch Plant and have opened bank account for all of their workers and their wages are being deposited to their individual account. To take this initiative step ahead, Shri R.K. Dalmia, President CTIL stated that at one week workshop, we will train and educate each and every workmen and staff for cashless transactions with the help of our bankers (State Bank of India & HDFC Bank Ltd). Further will also include the digitalization (Cashless Transactions) in training syllabus for new employees as well as for old employees in refresher course. He also said that within six months, all the 1500 workmen and 230 staff will be tech savvy and will do cashless transactions with the digitalization initiative.
In the year 1988, Century Mills at Mumbai had 10,000 workers at their Worli unit in Mumbai. The mills took initiative to change the workers habit of thumb impression to signature for receipt of wages within three months period and it make the workers proud for being educated. Century Mills is known for progressive initiatives.
Birla Century, a modern vertically integrated composite plant considered an architectural marvel, was set up in 2008 at Jhagadia, Bharuch in Gujarat. With an investment of about US$ 200 millions, this factory became an icon leading the textile industry in India & abroad. Spread over 100 acres, the mill covers 45 acres of land and another 50 acres have been landscaped to perfection. Birla Century is equipped with the latest compact technology capable of manufacturing all kinds of premium fabrics from suiting and shirting to fine fabrics and household linen.
Birla Century at Bharuch has over 1lakh spindles, 300 air jet looms and modern processing facilities to produce 1lakh meters per day. Its made ups unit for home textile products has capacity to produce 3lakh pieces per month of Bed Sets.
Photo Caption: From left to right, Mr. R.C. Panwar – Joint President (Marketing), Mr. R.K. Dalmia – President of Century Textiles & Industries Ltd., Mr. Upendra Dalwadi of SBI and Mr. Khurshed Mistry of HDFC Bank
Video Caption: Digital India Cashless Workshop