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The Southern India Mills’ Association

Committed to Foster the Growth of the Textile Industry

Office Bearers



Mr M Senthil Kumar
Managing Director
BKS Textiles (P) Ltd.
No.2/316, Kungumapalayam Pirivu,
Naranapuram (PO), Palladam,
Coimbatore – 641 664.


Mr.Senthil Kumar is the Chairman and Managing Director of BKS Textiles Private Limited, a star export house specializing in Home Textiles and Industrial fabrics. He has over 40 years of experience in the textile field.

Mr. Senthil Kumar has been actively serving the textile industry by his participation in various national and state level textile forums. He was the Chairman of Powerloom Development & Export Promotion Council (PDEXCIL) – set up by the Ministry of Textiles, Government of India from December, 2002 to January, 2005. He is the promoter, chairman and managing director of Palladam Hi-tech weaving park (PHWP). the first park to become operational from April 2008, established under the Government of India scheme for integrated textile parks.

Mr.Senthil Kumar is also holding the following positions:

  • Director – Apparel, Made Ups and Home Furnishing Sector Skill Council (AMHSSC), Gurgaon (Haryana)
  • Director – Textiles Sector Skill council (TSC), New Delhi
  • Director – SIMA Textile Processing Centre Ltd, Coimbatore.

Deputy Chairman

Mr P Nataraj
Managing Director
KPR Mill Ltd.
1st Floor, Srivari Shrimat,
1045, Avinashi Road, Coimbatore – 641 018.


Mr.P. Nataraj, Fellow Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India, is a Managing Director of KPR Mill Limited.He embarked his corporate life in 1984 with KPR gaining over 30 years of experience in the Apparel industry, especially in marketing of fabric, knitted apparel & cotton yarn. His rich knowledge on Financial Management, Project implementation,Internal Control and Cotton procurement entailed KPR to have strong footing in those key functional areas.

He is a Member in ‘Cotton Yarn Advisory Board’ constituted by the Government of India. He is also a Member in the Textile Panel of Confederation of Indian Industry (CII), Coimbatore and Vice-President of Indian Cotton Federation. He is the Deputy Chairman of South India Mills Association (SIMA) and Committee Member of Confederation of Indian Textile Industry (CITI).



Mr K Vinayakam
Managing Director
The Chennai Silks & SCM Textile Spinners
SF No.39, N.G.Palayam Pudur Pirivu,
Thekkalur, AVINASHI – 641 654


K.Vinayakam is the Managing director of “Space Textiles [P] Ltd.,” Coimbatore which includes The Chennai Silks, Sree Kumaran Thangamaligai and SCM Textile Spinners.

He is in to Manufacturing & Retailing of Textiles, Manufacturing & Exporting of Garments & Yarn, besides Manufacturing & Retailing of Gold & Silver jewelery. With his business expertise and novel strategies he has been constantly reinventing and streamlining his ideas to keep up with the changing business trends & acute competition. Now The Chennai Silks has 16 Show Rooms spread across Tamilnadu.

K.Vinayakam is being recognized and regarded not only as a distinguished business man, but also a great philanthropist.