About Us
About Textile Development Foundation (TDF)

Textile Development Foundation(TDF) established in 1996 is a leading assosciation of textile manufacturers in Solapur.TDF is proud to be instrumental in bringing various technical changes in Solapur Textile Industry. We have been successful in safeguarding Solapur Terry Towels & Solapur Chaddars under Geographical indication Registry by obtaining G.I.No.8 for chaddars & G.I.No.9 for Terry Towels.

Our Activities
  • For the first time in solapur Yarn Exhibition arranged by TDF. The Purpose of this exhibition to understand all kinds of yarn to all solapur Textile Manufacturers.
  • TDF has successfully registered our main products like Jacquard Chaddars and Jacquard Terry Towels under global Intellectual Property Rights (ITPR) regime and obtained Geographical Indications registry’s GI No. 8 for Chaddars and GI No.9 for Terry Towels
  • TDF organized arranged unique training program for Dyeing & Weaving management
  • TDF organized special marketing surveys to find out end user (consumer) reviews for solapur chaddars & towels.
  • TDF organized various types of sports tournaments, for exchange of thoughts & sportive environments between all manufacturers.
  • TDF has taken successful collective price hike initiative for Chaddars & Towels.
  • TDF arranged Study tour to understand new technology development in textile industry at CTF NMIMS College Campus, Shirpur, Dhule.
  • TDF taken initiative for participation of woman entrepreneurs arranged special discussion forum
  • TDF organized special seminar for Accounting, tax planning & GST by CA shri. Arvind Shankur
  • TDF organized Seminar on International Innovative Marketing Techniques by Shri. Jagat Shah.
Our Achievements
  • TDF introduced Solapur Textile Directory with the information of all textile industrialists, suppliers & allied business for the first time in the history of solapur textile industry in 1998
  • TDF arranged powerloom workers training program first time in solapur to overcome the shortage of workers in 1998
  • First industrial visit to south india through which many improvements took place in solapur textile industry
  • Rajesh Goski, a small industrialist with 12 looms achieved the ISO certification first time in the history of solapur textile industry in 2003
  • Textile commissioner RCM Reddy impressed a lot with TDF’s activities and took lot of initiative for funding through TCIDS scheme
  • TDF tried to find different diversified textile products , value addition to our chaddar & terry towel in collaboration with NIFT, Mumbai
  • TDF started textile testing centre to enhance the knowledge of textile industrialists which helped to control the malpractice from suppliers