Bapuji Educational Association (Regd.)

Bapuji Institute of Engineering and Technology

Affiliated to Visvesvaraya Technological University, Belgavi, Accredited by NAAC with 'A' grade,
Recognized by UGC under 2(F) and 12(B)

Department of Textile Technology

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Textile industry in India is heading towards a radical change aiming at remarkable progress and development. In order to cater to the utmost needs of this industry, a great responsibility lies on the Technical Institutions, which imparts Textile education in shaping the technocrats to give their best. In this direction, the Department of Textile Technology of Bapuji Institute of Engineering and Technology, Davangere (Karnataka), is gradually marching towards pursuit of technical excellence in textile education. Be it the pursuit of the best textile education in the country, or a friendly and lively campus environment to provide a broad, close knit social fabric of national integration – Department of Textile technology offers the best of the both to the students. The philosophy of the department is “Work is worship”. The textile students in their tasks aim at achieving excellence, efficiency and effectiveness. The seed of such a work culture is sown and the seedlings are carefully nurtured in the students graduating from this renowned department.

Vision

To be the center of excellence in textile education, besides serving the society by undertaking various innovative research, industry and society related activities.

Mission

  1. To impart the basic science, engineering, textile, garment and fashion education for the growth and development of the students by providing effective teaching and learning processes.

  2. To impart practical/research knowledge through industrial training and projects.

  3. To empower the students with positive approach and presentation skills by conducting workshops and conferences.

  4. To inculcate ethical values of various virtues, which enable them to become successful textile technologists and good citizens of the nation.

Program Educational Objectives (PEOs)

  1. Graduates of the program will have successful career in manufacturing, quality assurance, product development and technical sales segments of textile industry.

  2. Graduates can inculcate research capabilities in various textile technology fields to innovate new products and adopt themselves in the world of constantly evolving technology.

  3. Graduates will apply acquired knowledge in solving technological challenges of the textile industry.

  4. Graduates will exhibit entrepreneurship, leadership quality, team work and incorporate societal needs to practice their profession with high level of legal and ethical responsibilities.

Program Specific Outcomes (PSOs)

  1. The students will be capable of designing and developing various textile products and control and improve the various manufacturing processes and quality of textile products.

  2. The students will be able to communicate their ideas, findings, and knowledge through project work, technical publications and technical conferences.

Faculty Members

Dr. K B Ravindra

Associate Professor

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Mr.S.S.Nandikol

Assistant Professor

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Dr.S.M.Chandrashekar

Assistant Professor

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Mr.M.C.Patel

Lecturer

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Technical Staff

K.Jagadeesh

Foreman

C.Basavarajaiah

Fitter

Supporting Staff

M.B.Nagaraj

Attender

P..M.Channabasamma

Attender

Shanmukaiah

Attender

F.Tayappa

Attender

Ph.D. Guided /Ph.D. Awarded during the assessment period while working in the Institute

S.No. Guide Name of the Research Scholars Dept. Year of Regn. Ph.D. Course Work Completed Y / N Pre- PhD Viva-Voce Y / N Submitted Final Thesis Y / N Awarded Ph.D./ Year
1. Dr.J.S.Muralidhara Somannagowder Textile Technology 0 (PHD) Y Y N ---
M G Suresh Textile Technology 2012 PHD Y Y Y Y, 2019
Kantharaj Textile Technology 2012 PHD Y Y Y Y, 2019
S.N.Ramesh Textile Technology 2010 PHD Y Y Y Y, 2019
2. Dr.K.Murugesh Babu S.M.Chandrasekhara Textile Technology 2010 PHD Y Y Y Y, 2019
Y.N.Dinesh Textile Technology 2010 PHD Y Y Y Y, 2019
K.B.Ravindra Textile Technology 2010 PHD Y Y Y Y, 2019

Number of quality publications in refereed/SCI Journals, citations

Name of the faculty Year of publication National/International Indexing # Citations Impact factor i10-Index H-Index
2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
Dr. K. Murugesh Babu 1 3 --- 8 4 International --- --- --- --- ---
Dr. K. B Ravindra 1 1 --- --- --- International --- --- --- --- ---
Dr. Y N Dinesh --- --- --- 2 --- International --- --- --- --- ---
Dr. S N Ramesh --- --- --- --- 1 National --- --- --- --- ---
Dr. S M Chandrasekhara --- 4 --- 2 --- International --- --- --- --- ---

Books/Book Chapters Published

Sl. No Title of the Book Chapter Author/s Year of Publication Name of Publisher/s
5 Natural Textile Fibres: Animal and Silk Fibres, in Textiles and Fashion: Materials, Design and Technology, Chapter-3, 57-78 Chapter contribution by Dr. K Murugesh Babu and Ed. by, Prof. Rose Sinclair, 2014 Woodhead Publishing Ltd, UK
6 Silk Production and Future of Natural Silk Manufacture,(Chapter-1) in Hand Book of Natural Fibres, Processing and Applications, Volume-II,, Chapter contribution by Dr. K Murugesh Babu and Ed. by, Prof.Ryszard Kozlowski, 2012 Woodhead Publishing Ltd, UK
7 Silk Fibres, in Handbook of natural fibres: Types, properties and factors affecting breeding and cultivation (Volume-I), Chapter contribution by Dr. K Murugesh Babu and Ed. by, Prof.Ryszard Kozlowski,Chapter contribution by Dr. K Murugesh Babu and 2012 Woodhead Publishing Ltd, UK
8 The Use of Smart Materials in Cold Weather Apparel, in Textiles for Cold Weather Apparel, p 84-109, Chapter contribution by Dr. K Murugesh Babu and Ed. by Dr John T Williams, 2009 Woodhead Publishing Ltd, UK
4 Silk from Silkworms and Spiders as High-performance Fibers, in Structure and properties of high-performance fibers, Chapter-13, p 325-363, Chapter contribution by Dr. K Murugesh Babu and Ed. by, Prof.Gajanan Bhat,Chapter contribution by Dr. K Murugesh Babu and 2016 Elsevier Limited, Oxford, United Kingdom,
9 Testing Intelligent Textiles in Fabric Testing, p 275-308, Chapter contribution by Dr. K Murugesh Babu and Ed. by, Prof. Jinlian Hu, 2008 Woodhead Publishing Ltd, UK
10 Key Issues in Testing of Damaged Textiles in Fabric Testing, p 309-338, Chapter contribution by Dr. K Murugesh Babu and Ed. by, Prof. Jinlian Hu, 2008 Woodhead Publishing Ltd, UK
1 Chapter 3 - Animal Fibres – Silk, Handbook of Fibrous Materials, Chapter contribution by Dr. K Murugesh Babu and Ed. by Jinlian Hu, Bipin Kumar and Jing Lu, 2020 Wiley-VCH Verlag GMBH & Co. KGaA,
2 Silk Fibres – Structure, Properties and applications, Chapter-11 p 385-415 in Hand Book of Natural Fibres, (Second edition) , : Types, Properties and Factors affecting Breeding and Cultivation (Volume-I),, Chapter contribution by Dr. K Murugesh Babu and Ed. by, Ryszard Kozlowski and Maria Mackiewicz-Talarczyk, Elsevier Ltd.Chapter contribution by Dr. K Murugesh Babu and 2020 (Woodhead Publishing Ltd, UK),
3 Silk-Production and Future Trends, Chapter-3 p 121-144 in Hand Book of Natural Fibres, (Second edition) : Processing and Applications, Volume-II,, Chapter contribution by Dr. K Murugesh Babu and Ed. by, Ryszard Kozlowski and Maria Mackiewicz-Talarczyk, 2020 Elsevier Ltd. (Woodhead Publishing Ltd, UK),
12 II Edition - A text book on Silk – Processing, Properties and Applications Dr. K. Murugesh Babu 2018 Elsevier, USA
11 I Edition - A text book on Silk – Processing, Properties and Applications Dr. K. Murugesh Babu 2013 Woodhead Publishing Ltd, Cambridge, UK

Grants

  • Market Survey on the Potential of Silk Yarn Degumming and Dyeing Machine Evaluation System Silk Hank Dyeing Machine, Funding agency: Swiss Development Cooperation, Bangalore, 1997, 1.18 Lakhs -completed

  • Design and Development and Field Testing of Silk Yarn Degumming and Dyeing Machine - Phase-I, Funding agency: Swiss Development Cooperation, Bangalore, 1999-2000, 17.15 Lakhs- Completed

  • Design and Development and Field Testing of Silk Yarn Degumming and Dyeing Machine - Phase-II, Funding agency: Swiss Development Cooperation, Bangalore, 2000-2002, 25.99 Lakhs- Completed

  • Dissemination of Technology of Silk Yarn Degumming and Dyeing Machine-Phase-III, Funding agency: Swiss Development Cooperation, Bangalore, 2003-2004, 7.0 Lakhs- Completed

  • Development of Silk Reeling machine and Pre-loom Accessories, Funding agency: DST, New Delhi, 1994-97, 8.76 Lakhs- Completed

  • Pre-Loom Accessories, Funding agency: KSCST, Bangalore, 1996, 0.46 Lakh- Completed

  • Market Survey of potentials of silk yarn degumming and dyeing machine evaluation system, Funding agency: Swiss Development Cooperation, Bangalore, 1997, 1.18 Lakh- Completed

  • Fabrofeel-A computerized Instrument to measure hand of fabric, Funding agency: AICTE, New Delhi, 2004-05, 7.0 Lakh- Completed

  • Eco-friendly Crease Resistant Finishes for Silk, Funding agency: AICTE, New Delhi, 2003-05, 4.6 Lakhs- Completed

  • Development of Bio-composites from Natural Fibres, Funding agency: (Under RPS Scheme, Funding agency: All India Council for Science and Technology, New Delhi, 2009-11, 8.0 Lakhs- Completed

  • Textile Skill Upgradation Centre Textile/Garment Technology, (Under New Textile Policy 2013-2018 Scheme), Funding agency: Dept. of Handloom and Textiles, Govt. of Karnataka, Bangalore, India, 2013-2018, 50 Lakhs- Completed

  • Skill development training Textile/Garment Technology (Under New Textile Policy 2013-2018 Scheme, Funding agency: Dept. of Handloom and Textiles, Govt. of Karnataka, Bangalore, India, 2013-2018, 10.00 Lakhs- Ongoing

  • Skill development training Textile/Garment Technology (Under New Textile Policy 2013-2018 Scheme, Funding agency: Dept. of Handloom and Textiles, Govt. of Karnataka, Bangalore, India, 2013-2018, 10.00 Lakhs- Ongoing

Patents

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Laboratory Facilities

S.No. Name of Lab Qty Configuration/Specification Software
1. CAD/CAM 12 Desk top computers - 12 (HP, HCL,) Wonder weaves textile design software -4,94,000=00 Tuka cad interactive software (01 Industrial and 05 light version including demo versions)- 93,440/- Wonder weaves textile design software Up gradation of software (4 systems)- 1,56,000=00
1. Minolta Spectrophotometer 1 -- --

Major Equipments

  • Blow-Room L.R.Make Cotton Processing Line Model B02/1 , Mixing Bale Opener, ERM Cleaner, Hopper Feeder, Mono Cylinder Cleaner, Two Bladed Beater, Krischner Beater, Scutcher

  • Carding L.R. Make Crystallina

  • Draw Frame L.R. Make Model D02/S

  • Speed Frame L.R.Make Lf-1400

  • Ring Frame L.R.Make Dj/5

  • King Tex – Rapier Weaving Loom Model –Kt 566111

  • Open Bath Beaker Dyeing Machine

  • Fabric Dyeing Machine

  • Water Bath (6 Holes)

  • Dye Master (Open Bath)

  • Hounsfield Tensile Testing M/C

  • Digital Humidity Tester

  • Light Fastness Tester

  • High Volume Instrument

  • JUKI Industrial sewing machines - 11 Nos

  • Universal Tensile Testing Machine

Classroom

Department of Information Science and Engineering has six classrooms where theory classes are conducted regularly and one seminar hall. Among six classrooms one class room is facilitated with Lecture Capture System (LCS) and another classroom is having ICT facility. Theory classes taken in the LCS class room will be recorded and the video will be shared with students. Department has one seminar hall named “S G BALEKUNDRI” seminar hall with a sitting capacity of 300 students and ICT facility. The seminar hall is used for conducting various events under forum, technical talk, seminar, and online sessions of IIT Bombay through Aview software.

Classroom: A321
Classroom: A305
Classroom: A306
Classroom: A307
Classroom: A0

Department Library

Under the Textile forum a small library is maintained which is taken care by student convener and faculty convener. Departmental library consists of various study materials, monograms, project reports of final year students, text books donated by students.

Department Advisory Board (DAB) Members

S.No. Member Designation
1 Dr.H.B.Aravind Principal, BIET
2 Dr K Murugesh Babu HOD, Dept. of Textile Technology
3 Mr. Rewati Raman General Manager, Operations Saara Apparels Banagalore
4 Dr Gudiyawar Prof. Dept. of Textile Technology, DKTE’s Textile and Engineering Institute, Ichalkaranji,
5 Prof. Y Vrushabhendrappa Director, BIET

Program Assessment Committee (PAC) Members

S.No. Member Designation
1 Dr. H. B. Aravind Principal, BIET
2 Dr K Murugesh Babu HOD, Dept. of Textile Technology
3 Mrs. Shaguftha Parveen Manager, Merchandising, Shahi Exports P. Ltd., Bangalore
4 Dr G P Desai HOD, Dept. of Chemical Engg, BIET
5 Dr K B Ravindra Associate Prof., Dept Textile Technology, BIET

SAR Report

Students placed in various companies

Sl.No. Company 2020 2019 2018 2017 2016
1. Gokaldas Ltd, Bangalore -- 5 6 5 --
2. Shahi Exports Ltd, Bangalore 4 8 -- 10 15
3. Jockey India Ltd, Bangalore -- 1 1 -- 4
3. Raymond Ltd, Bangalore -- 2 1 2 --
5. Madura Garments Exports Ltd, Bangalore -- 4 6 -- 3
6. Texport Industries, Bangalore -- 11 2 -- --
7. Aquarelle Ltd, Bangalore -- -- 3 2 --
8. Indian Designs Ltd, Bangalore -- -- -- 3 --
9. Wildcraft Ltd, Bangalore -- -- 2 2 --
10. Bhrathiya International Ltd, Bangalore -- -- -- -- 2

Mr.P. ASHOK KUMAR

Technical DirectorThuraiyur Main Road, Ponneri (Po), Namakkal – 637 013. Cell No.9443333770

He was born on 14th June 1979 in Attur, Tamil Nadu, He did his Schooling from Monfort, Yercaud. He did his Bachelor of Technology in Textile Technology at Bapuji Institution of Engineering and Technology Davangere, Karnataka State. In 2001, he began his Career under “PSK Group” and became the Technical Director of Saranya Spinning Mills (P) Ltd., in Ponneri, Namakkal. In the meantime, he has completed his Master of Business Administration from Alagappa University. Under his leadership, Saranya Spinning Mills got various awards in the 5’S’ implementation and remarkable expansion in Ring Spinning, Open End Spinning, Airjet Spinning, Sizing, Weaving and Bed Linen during the years 2001 to 2019. In 2019, he became the Managing Director of Saranya Spinning Mills (P) Ltd., He is also a Member of “Kongunadu Educational Charitable Trust” – with Kongunadu College of Engineering and Technology; Kongunadu Polytechnic College and Kongunadu College of Education, Thottiam, under its banner. He is also holding the position of Joint Secretary of these Institutions.

Shagufta Parveen

Manager – Marketing Shahi Exports Pvt. Ltd, Bangalore shagufta.parveen45@gmail.com +91 9739985386 +91 9886771203

She obtained her Bachelor of Technology in Textile Engineering from Bapuji Institute of Engineering and Technology, Davangere affiliated to Visveswaraya Technological University, Belgaum, Karnataka in the Year – 2007. Presently working as Manager – Marketing, in Shahi Exports Private Limited, Bangalore, Karnataka from July - 2007 to Till Date. With over 12 years of total experience in the field of garment production and merchandising with a leading garments manufacturer, managing various product categories (including Outer Wear) for International Buyers (Clients). She is Proficient in handling activities right from order inquiry stage to shipment execution and sailing through all the process. Conversant with Buyer, production team, suppliers and internal support teams to bring out the seamless execution. She also gained significant exposure of working on various products which include products like Shirts, Bottoms and outerwear like fleece, soft shell, Insulated jackets, seam sealed jackets and double jackets. An effective communicator with good presentation, interpersonal and leaderships kills. She has additional qualities such as managing product safety compliance, ensuring the Testing requirements are as per the Buyer Norms, managing price & delivery terms with suppliers, identification and allocation of subcontracting for Printing, Quilting, and Fringing processes. She is responsible for training team members on Technical aspects, ERP (CRM, Infor M3) and also responsible for induction of new joinees into Marketing department.

Staff Achievements

  • K B Ravindra, Associate Professor, Y N Dinesh, Asst Professor and S M Chandrasekhara Asst. Professor, are awarded Ph. D. degree from VTU, Belagavi in March 2019. Dr. K. Murugesh Babu was the research guide for them.

  • S N Ramesh, Associate Professor was awarded Ph. D. degree from VTU, Belagavi in March 2019. Dr. J S Muralidhara, was his research guide.

  • S N Ramesh, Associate Professor was awarded Ph. D. degree from VTU, Belagavi in March 2019. Dr. J S Muralidhara, was his research guide.

  • Dr. K. Murugesh Babu was awarded as Best Guide from Karnataka State Council for Science and Technology, Bangalore, India in 2017 for guiding students’ project(Project Title: Design & Development of Natural Fibre Extracting Machine)

  • Dr. K. Murugesh Babu was Recognized as ‘Technical Referee’ for the following International Journals: Textile Research Journal (USA), Journal of Applied Polymer Science (USA), Research Journal of Textiles and Apparel (Hong Kong), (Acted as a Special Editor for May 2008 issue of this journal), Smart Materials and Structures (USA), Journal of Industrial Ecology, Journal of Industrial Textiles, Journal of Natural Fibres.

  • Dr. K. Murugesh Babu was recognised as ‘Expert Reviewer’ for “Biotechnology Ignition Grant (BIG) KIIT- Technology Business Incubator– Bhubaneswar, India in 2016

  • Dr. K. Murugesh Babu was selected as Subject Expert/Advisor’ Union Public Service Commission, New Delhi

  • Dr. K. Murugesh Babu was nominated as “Member of Scientific Partners” for the Master’s Programme in Textiles of University of Douala, Douala, Cameroon and Central Africa.

  • Biography of Dr. Murugesh Babu published in Marquis Who's Who 2010, 27th Edition

  • Dr. K. Murugesh Babu authored a text book titled Silk- Processing, properties and applications and published in Elsevier (USA) in 2016 and second edition of the same book was released in 2019

Student Achievements

  • VTU Ranks Year 2016-17 - Soujanya P, I Rank, Ganesh G, II Rank, Keerthana Jambagi III Rank and Kuldeep N, VII Rank.

  • Final year project titled “Design and development of modified natural fibre extraction machine for opening of textile waste” was selected for KSCST seminar/exhibition 2017-18 as future development project. The project was guided by Dr. K. Murugesh Babu

  • Final year project titled “Study of yarn and fabric properties produced from recycled cotton fibres” guided by Dr. S N Ramesh was sanctioned by KSCST for the year 2019-20.

  • Final year project titled “Development of sanitary products using bamboo and organic cotton fibres” guided by Dr. S N Chandrasekhara was sanctioned by KSCST, for the year 2019-20.

  • A paper titled “Air flow dyeing- An ecofriendly dyeing technology” authored by Manasa A of VII sem was published in On line J. of textile school, April 2019.

  • A paper titled “Production of regenerated and sustainable fibres from Bio resources” authored by Hitesh D of V sem was published in Asian Tex. J., Sep.2019.

  • A paper titled “Ecofriendly specialty fibres from bio resources” authored by Hitesh D of V sem was published in World J. of Tex. Eng. Tech., 2019

  • Students participated in various seminars and symposiums and presented papers (about 15 during the year 2018-19) on current and specified topics. They also won prizes.

  • Students participated in various seminars and symposiums and presented papers (about 15 during the year 2018-19) on current and specified topics. They also won prizes.

  • VTU Ranks Year 2017-18 - Pavitra, I Rank, Anusha Crispin IV Rank, Ranganath, V Rank, Karthik Kumar VI Rank

  • VTU Year 2018-19 - Bindu A T, I Rank, Kavya H N, IV, Rank and Veeraih V Rank

  • Mr. Harish Kumar N (2009 batch), finished Ph.D in Hong Kong Polytechnic University in 2018 and got Matax Elevate Post-Doctoral Fellowship in University of British Columbia, Canada

  • Harish Kumar N (2009 batch), got recruited in IIT as faculty of Textile Technology department

  • Harish Kumar N (2009 batch), got recruited in IIT as faculty of Textile Technology department

Forum Activities

Textile FORUM (TXFORUM)

Textile Forum includes all textile students as members, a student convener and a staff convener are to take responsibility of the forum activities. Departmental activities are conducted under textile forum. Dr. S M Chandrasekhara, Asst. Professor is the convener and monitor the activities of forum.

The following events are conducted regularly by TXForum:

Sl.No. Event Event Descrption
4. TEXCREATIVE-19 Texcreative –National level student symposium was organized on 28th& 30th March-2019. About 150 students participated in the event
4. TEXCREATIVE-19 Texcreative -19 National level student symposium was organised on 28th& 30th March-2019. In the event students from various institutes across the country presented papers (150 participants)
5. Blood donation camp Blood donation camp (last 3 years) was organised on 27th Aug. 2019. About 120 students participated in the event

Department Activities

The following department activities were conducted:

  • Sewing machine operators training for unemployed local people sponsored by Handloom & Textiles dept. Govt. of Karnataka was organised. About 120 candidates (5 batches each 25) have participated in the training program during 2018-19 and 2019-20.

  • In the department, under TEQIP, VTU, a workshop was organised on 30-04-2019 for preparation of draft syllabus (Textile Technology-2018 scheme)

  • Self-Employment schemes. National level Awareness programme (KVIC & Khadi Gramodyoga) on 25-02-2020. About 80 students including some and local entrepreneurs participated in the program

  • Self-Employment schemes. National level Awareness programme (KVIC & Khadi Gramodyoga) on 25-02-2020. About 80 students including some and local entrepreneurs participated in the program

B.E. Time Table

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Learning Materials

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