Workshop on applications of technical textiles in geotech tomorrow

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New Delhi, Sept 22 (ANI): The Ministry of Textiles and the FICCI will jointly organise a workshop on 'Strengthening-Government-Industry-Consumer Partnership on Geotech Textiles' here tomorrow .

Senior Officers from the Central and State Governments will address the delegates.

Over 100 delegates from various sectors like industry, construction companies, the Central Governments, the State Governments and institutes will attend the workshop.

The objective of the workshop is to sensitize stakeholders about myriad applications of technical textiles in agriculture and environmental engineering and to create awareness amongst the stakeholders about the benefits of these items.

The workshop will also focus on various rules/legislations that need to be amended to facilitate the use of these textiles in various applications.

Technical textiles products used in geotechnical applications pertaining to civil engineering like roads, pavements, slope stabilization and embankment protection and rail-track bed stabilization are called geo textiles.

Some of the examples of geotech products are geogrids, geonets, geomembranes and geocomposites. (ANI)

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