R.N.Kanungo, Founder-Director of
SNIG Consultancy, a Post graduate
in Textile Technology and an accomplished
Senior Textile professional, having
over more than 35 years of rich
and varied industrial and research
experience, began his initial stint
of five years (1970-75) as a Textile
Research Professional at ATIRA (Ahmedabad
Textile Industry’s Research
Association) Ahmedabad, the premier
co-operative research organization
in the country, and subsequently
diversified into getting
industrial exposure for around 30 years
( 1975-2005) and acquired immense wealth
of knowledge and experience in the areas
of Textile Production, Quality Control
& Assurance, Industrial Engineering
and Research and Development in some of
the well reputed Cotton and Synthetic
Textile and Clothing industries such as Mafatlals, Soma Textiles and Asarwa group of industries.
Particularly, in the more innovative
area of Product Development in the recent
years, his management advisory experience
almost over the last 7-8 years (1998-’06)
in two of the world’s largest textile
conglomerates ie. BEXIMCO at Dhaka, Bangladesh
and The Arvind Mills at Ahmedabad has
enthused us to set up this Consultancy
Subseuently, between 2006-2008, he was involved in the work on new areas
of Technical Textiles in the capacity of the Director of the CTM
Technical Textile company at Ahmedabad.
During his more than four decades of work experience, he has been
able to publish around 25 review and research papers in various textile
journals of Indian and International repute and has presented many of his research work
at various conference and seminars such as at
CII,NISTI, IACC and at many Joint Technological conferences of TRA's
(ATIRA, BTRA, SITRA, NITRA) in the past.
He has been a 'LIfe member' of the 'Textile Association
(INDIA)'Mumbai, since many years and had been member of the Technical
Subcommittees of the association in the past.
At present he is also a member of the BPC(Book Publication Committee) of the Association.
At present he is also a 'Life member' of the 'Fibre Society of India 'at
Mumbai and also a 'Life member' of the 'Odisha Bigyan Academy', a scientific academy
at Bhubaneshwar, Odisha.
His present areas of interest include the work on 'New generation Fibres' and on more
innovative areas of 'Fibre to Fashion' and recent woven and non-woven products in
various areas of 'Technical Textiles'.
More recently, His latest research article in the Journal of Institute of Engineers (India) published through the reputed internationally renonwed 'Springer' publication of Germany and N.Y. has been accepted and published as a original contribution in their journal series E-Vol. 96 Issue 1, Pg. 15-21 (Jan-June 2015).
Subsequently in March 2016 Mr Kanungo has been elected the coveted corporate Fellow Membership award (FIE) of The Institution of Enginers (India), and is attached to the Textile Engineering Discipline of the Institution.