Alone we can do so little

together we can do so much

– Helen Keller

About TSF

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Shaping Tomorrow Together

At the heart of Tirupur, TSF stands as a pioneering coalition, dedicated to forging paths towards sustainable development and social justice. Our initiative brings together a diverse spectrum of organizations, from NGOs and trade unions to government departments and international entities like UN Women. Our united front is the cornerstone of our mission to advocate for labor welfare, environmental preservation, and uphold ethical business practices within the vibrant community of Tirupur.

In this journey, TSF is committed to innovation and collaboration, driving initiatives that not only address immediate concerns but also lay the groundwork for long-term prosperity and resilience. Through dialogue, advocacy, and actionable projects, we aim to inspire a culture of responsibility and inclusivity, ensuring that every member of our community has the opportunity to contribute to and benefit from Tirupur’s growth. Together, we are not just envisioning a better future; we are actively building it, one step at a time.

Guiding Our Path: The Mission and Vision of TSF

Our Vision

To catalyze transformative change in Tirupur by empowering stakeholders from various sectors to collaborate towards common goals of labor welfare, environmental sustainability, and ethical business practices. We aim to harness the collective expertise and passion of our members to create a significant, positive impact on society.

Our Mission

To drive transformative progress in Tirupur by fostering collaboration among stakeholders across various sectors. Our mission is to promote labor welfare, champion environmental sustainability, and uphold ethical business practices. Through the dedication and expertise of our members, we strive to create a lasting, positive impact on society.

The Team leading the Forum


Padma Shri Dr. A. Sakthivel

Honorary Chairman - TEA,
Chairman - AMHSSC, Southern Incharge - AEPC

Dr. A. Sakthivel is a prominent leader in the textile industry, known for his visionary approach and significant contributions to the growth of Tirupur's export sector. As a key figure in the Tirupur Stakeholders Forum, he brings extensive experience and strategic insights to the organization.
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Shri. K. M. Subramanian

President - TEA

K.M. Subramanian is a respected figure in the Tirupur export community, recognized for his expertise in textile manufacturing and export operations. His leadership in the Tirupur Stakeholders Forum is instrumental in driving initiatives that support industry growth and innovation.
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Shri. V. Elangovan

Chairman - TSF,
Vice President - TEA

Elango Viswanathan is a dedicated professional with a deep understanding of the textile industry. His role in the Tirupur Stakeholders Forum involves coordinating key programs and initiatives, ensuring the successful execution of the Tirupur Annual Summit and other significant events.
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Shri. Rajkumar Ramasamy

Vice President - TEA,
Vice Chairman - TSF

Rajkumar Ramasamy is the Vice President of the Textile Exporters Association (TEA) and the Vice Chairman of [TSF]. With extensive experience in the textile industry, he plays a crucial role in driving innovation and promoting global competitiveness within the sector.
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Shri. N. Thirukkumaran

General Secretary - TEA

Thirukkumaran serves as the General Secretary of the Tirupur Stakeholders Forum, bringing a wealth of experience in organizational leadership and community engagement. His dedication and strategic vision are pivotal in coordinating the forum's activities and ensuring the successful execution of its initiatives.
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Shri. Kumar Duraiswamy

Joint Secretary - TEA,
Convenor - TSF

Kumar Duraisamy is a seasoned expert in the textile export industry, with a strong focus on improving industry standards and practices. As a leader in the Tirupur Stakeholders Forum, he plays a crucial role in shaping the strategic direction of the forum and fostering collaboration among stakeholders.
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