S. Mahesh Kumar, president of Coir Pith and Allied Products Manufacturers’ and Exporters Association, has been nominated as a member of Coir Board.
The board, which has 20 members, was reconstituted recently with eight representatives from the industry.
Mr. Mahesh Kumar from Pollachi and Dunston D. Joseph of Sivanthi Exports, Thoothukudi, are from Tamil Nadu on the board. All segments of the industry have representatives on the board. In the next one year, there are issues related to the industry that need to be addressed and an office with testing facilities needs to be constructed in Pollachi for the industry, he said.
EDITOR : Special Correspondent