During 1990’s even though we took part in India’s Major Economical growth via garments Exports, We are Blamed as Top Polluters by our Local farmers and Supreme Court of India.
To support the establishment of 8 CETPs at Tirupur Central and State Governments sanctioned subsidy Rs.6.72Crore each in 1998.500 dyeing units are members of DAT at present.
Due to increased discharge of dyeing effluent into river Noyyal, ground water in and around Tirupur and nearby areas of Orathupalayam Dam was affected severely.
Dyers Association of Tirupur (DAT), an Association registered under Tamilnadu Societies Act, 1975, is functioning for the development of wet processing sector in textiles at Tirupur Tamilnadu since 1984. At present, there are 430 dyeing units are functioning in and around Tirupur. Out of this, there are 100 IETPs ( Independent Effluent Treatment Plants) are functioning with their own ETP within their campus and remaining dyeing units grouped on their geographical location have formed 18 Common Effluent Treatment Plants (CETPs) for treatment of effluents being generated in the member dyeing units of CETPs. CETPs and IETPs have implemented Zero Liquid Discharge system which facilitates recycling of water and no water is discharged outside the premises of CETPs and IETPs. The preservation of water accounts for around 12 Crore litre daily by recycling (CETPs 10 Cr litre + IETPs 2 Cr litre). Thus the CETPs and IETPs are contributing to the society and environment by preventing pollution of water bodies/river and preserving water.
DAT is now in existence since over 37 years and has formidable membership strength of 500+ manufacturing units, producing Dyes Intermediates dyes pigments and specialty chemicals.
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