Department of Textiles

Abhijit Pal

Abhijit Pal


  • Name of the Faculty
    • Abhijit Pal

  • Educational Qualification
    • B .Sc.-Tech – Textile Technology, M. S. (By Research), F.I.E., F.I.V.

  • Designation
    • Director- Academics

  • Total Experience
    • 38 Years

  • Area of Specialization
    • Textile Manufacturing, Process Control, Product Development, Project Preparation, Project Valuation, Research & Development, Skill Development & Academic Activities

  • Research Projects Undertaken
    • a. Government Sponsored Projects
      - Industrial potential of milkweed fibre
      - Development of NYCO fabric for paramilitary and military combat uniforms
      - Developing shield of corn fabrics for enhancing the protection from flame
      - Development of indigenous instrument for prevention and separation of contaminants from Indian cotton
      - Design and development of indigenous low cost rotor for rotor spinning
      - Development of a ginning machine with improved technology to ensure high quality ginning
      - Development of bi-component yarn for terry towel fabrics
      - Development of industrial fabrics for specific end uses

      b. In-house projects
      - Development of technical yarn for thermal insulating fabric
      - An Integrated Study on Cost Conservation in Textile Mills.
      - Influence of Nature & Concentration of Antistatic Spin Finish on processing of Synthetic Fibres.
      - Development of fabric suitable for high altitude region
      - A study on alternative to cots-wool blends

      c. Industry Sponsored Projects
      - Study of IGS on revolving flat card

  • Research Papers Published/Presented
      • - “Managing excellence through value driven HRD systems”, resume of papers, 39th Joint Technological Conference, held at IIT Delhi in 1998.
      • - “Development of speciality DREF yarn for high quality technical textiles”, resume of papers, 41st Joint Technological Conference, held at BTRA, Mumbai in Feb’ 2000.
      • - “An introduction to IT applications in textile industry”, proceedings of seminar on “Concepts and application of ERP for textile industry” held at India International Centre, New Delhi in Nov’ 2000.
      • - “Development of speciality DREF yarn for high quality technical textiles”, proceedings of seminar on ‘Technical Textiles’ held at India International Centre, New Delhi in Jan’ 2001.
      • - “An approach towards separation of contaminants from Indian kapas through indigenously developed instrument”, resume of papers, 43rd Joint Technological Conference, held at IIT Delhi in March 2002.
      • - Indian cotton: present status, bottlenecks and remedies, Indian Textile Journal, July 2003
      • - “Milk weed blended fabric: A novel approach”, resume of papers, 46th Joint Technological Conference, held at ATIRA, Ahmedabad in 2005.
      • - “Development of technical yarn for thermal insulation fabric”, resume of papers, 48th Joint Technological Conference held at SITRA Coimbatore in April 2007.
      • - “A study on alternative to cotswool blends”, resume of papers, 49th Joint Technological Conference, held at BTRA, Mumbai in Feb’ 2008.
  • Patents obtained/filed
    • Nil

  • Books/Monograms Published
      • - “Maintenance manual on card”, published by NITRA in 1997 under financial assistance from Directorate of Hindi, Ministry of HRD, Govt. of India.
      • - “Maintenance manual on comber, draw frame and speed frame”, published by NITRA in 1997 under financial assistance from Directorate of Hindi, Ministry of HRD, Govt. of India.
      • - “Maintenance Manual on Ring Frame”, published by NITRA in 1997 under financial assistance from Directorate of Hindi, Ministry of HRD, Govt. of India.
      • - “Prashishkon ka Prashikshan”, published by NITRA in 1999 under financial assistance from Directorate of Hindi, Ministry of HRD, Govt. of India.
  • Consultancy Services offered to the industry
    • Handled about four hundred consultancy projects including overseas assignments

  • Conferences/Workshops/Seminars Organised/Attended
    • Organized and attended many workshops, seminars, conferences etc.

  • Membership of Professional Bodies/Editorial Board
    • Member of Academic Council and Board of Governor of Nitra Technical Campus.