Dr P Nayak
A PhD in Economics and Masters in Statistics, Dr P Nayak is an expert in Market Research and International Trade. He has to his credit more than 70 research publications on SME with particular reference to textiles and clothing; besides more than 50 research articles to his credit. An eminent scholar and speaker has served in various ministries of government of India while in the Indian Statistical Services besides steering the Textiles Committee, Government of India as Secretary. Prior to taking over the charge of Secretary Dr Nayak has headed the market research wing of the Textiles Committee for over 15 years.
Achievements and awards
- National Award from His Excellency the President of India for the Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities – 2014 in recognition of Textiles Committee’s website having best accessibility features for persons with disabilities, as among websites of Public Sector Undertakings/Local Bodies instituted by Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment, Department of Disability Affairs, Government of India.
- National Intellectual Property (IP) Award from the Hon’ble Minister of State for Commerce and Industry (Independent Charge) Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman for the best facilitation of the Registration of products under GI and promotion of Registered GI in the country
- Excellence Award for outstanding contribution for rating of Ginning and Pressing industries in cotton industry.
- Revolutionized the quality production of Ready Made Products through work environment and quality supply chain by introduction of appropriate technology, modernization, skill development, management development etc. for Prime Minister’s call for zero defects on production and zero effect on environment etc.
- Conceptualized and developed the India Handloom Brand (IHB) and Leveraging the same in the first National Handloom Day launched of India by the Honourable Prime Minister of India on 7th June 2015 on behalf of the Ministry of Textiles, Government of India.
- Structuring the role of Textiles Committee as Resource Support Agency (RSA) under Integrated Skill Development Scheme (ISDS), Ministry of Textiles, Government of India. The ISDS has been the flagship project of the government of India. This has leveraged the training quality and speed to provide quality trained manpower to the industry.
Positions of Responsibility Handled
|Position||Expert Committees||Constituted by|
|Member||Standing Council for Market Access Agreements||Ministry of Textiles|
|Member||Consultative Committee of Geographical Indications||Ministry of Commerce & Industry|
|Member Secretary||Sub Committee on Non Tariff Barriers||Ministry of Textiles|
|Member||Sample Survey of Ministry of Textiles||Ministry of Textiles|
|Member||Sub Committee to identify specific Areas in Technical Textiles which would be useful to create separate HS Code||Ministry of Textiles|
|Member||To examine Rehabilitation of Mills’ Workers at Ahmedabad||Ministry of Textiles|
|Member||Textile Policy 2013||Government of India|
|Member representing Ministry of Textiles||Certification Advisory Committee of BIS||Bureau of Indian Standards|
|Member||Committee to review the availability of Hank Yarn in adequate quantity at a reasonable price in time for the H/L Weavers.||Ministry of Textiles|
|Chairman||Working group to formulate the standards and technical regulation on Textile Products||Ministry of Textiles|
|Member||India-EU Joint Working Group||Ministry of Textiles|
|Member||Project Management Unit under Single Window Clearance for Trade (Export & Import)||Ministry of Textiles|
|Convener||Committee to select a logo for “India Handloom” and to finalize the concept paper on “India Handloom” Brand.||Ministry of Textiles|
|Member||Committee constituted for designing, product development, branding & strengthening Weavers Service Centre||Ministry of Textiles|
|Goods & Service Tax: Possible Implications on Different Segments of Textiles & Clothing Industry||2012|
|Status of Synthetic & Blended Yarn Spinning Mills: Focus on effect of excise duty on price of synthetic & blended yarn||2012|
|Impact Assessment of MGNREGA on Textile Consumption of Rural Households in India||2011|
|Non-Tariff Barriers: Implications on Indian Textile clothing Sector||2009|
|A Study on New EU-GSP: Implications on Indian Textiles & Clothing Sector||2007|
|Awareness, Assessment and Identification of Potential GI Products of Textiles & Clothing Sectors||2008|
|Pochampally Ikkat: A Comparative Market Analysis for Pre & Post GI Registration Period||2008|
|Sholapur Terry Towel & Chaddar: A Comparative Market Analysis for Pre & Post GI Registration Period||2008|
|Market for Textiles and Clothing: National Household Survey||2013|
|Market Survey of Home Textiles Demand in the Household Sector in India||2007|
|Market Survey of Jute Shopping bags in the household sector of India||2003|
|Census: Textiles Engineering Industry in India||2009|
|Census of Textile Power Processing Industry in India||2005|
|Handlooms and Powerlooms of Kerala: Strategies for Integrated Development||2004|
|Technical Manpower and Training Infrastructure in the Apparel Industry in India||2004|
|Status of Power loom Sector in Tamilnadu: Focus on Modernisation||2003|
|Handlooms and Power looms of Orissa: A survey||2003|
|Ginning and Pressing Factories in India: A Techno-Economic Survey||2002|
|Area of Research||No. of publications|
|International Trade & Globalisation||10|
|Consumer Demand Estimation||08|
|Textile Sector Analysis||07|