Dr N.N. Mahapatra, President, Colorant Ltd, Ahmedabad and a leading Technocrat, International Dyer , Author and Speaker was awarded by the Council of the Institute which decided to elect him as a Fellow of the Institute.
As per convention, the Certificate of Fellowship was presented to him at the Inaugural Session of Indian Chemical Engineering Congress (CHEMCON) held at Haldia Institute of Technology, Haldia, West Bangal on December 27, 2017 by Prof P .Dey ,President of Indian Institute of Chemical Engineers .
Dr Mahapatra is a B.Sc ( Tech ) in Textile Chemistry from UDCT, (now ICT) Mumbai. He also holds a M.Sc and Doctorate in Applied Chemistry from Utkal University, Orissa.
He did his M.B.A from I.M.M, Kolkata.
Dr Mahapatra is having 33 years of experience in textile industries in India and abroad . He has worked in all big textile houses like Birlas( both Aditya Birla and K K Birla group) Reliance, Raymond ( Kenya ) Churchgate Group ( Nigeria ) , GSL ltd, ( formerly Gujarat Spinners Ltd ), LNJ Bhilwara ( RSWM )Group and Hindprakash Lonsen Industries, Ahmedabad in various senior capacities .
In the year 2007 he was also awarded C Col FSDC ( U.K ) and C Text FTI ( Manchester ) . In the year 2008 he was awarded the F.T.A from the Textile Association of India & F.I.C from the Institution of Chemists ,Kolkata . In the year 2009 he was awarded the F.I.E from the Institution of Engineers ( India). He has implemented many new technologies which has given benefits to the Textile Industries.
Dr Mahapatra is the first person from Textile Field to get this prestigious award from Indian Institute of Chemical Engineers.
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