It’s a pleasure to present to you the latest edition of Apparel Online India with our in-depth story on ‘Meerut all set to transform from sports goods capital to sportswear hub’. AO talks to a range of sports goods manufacturers doing quality work and catering both to the domestic and international markets, manufacturing a variety of sports uniforms, capris, T-shirts, lowers, track pants, etc. among other materials. Under the ‘Business Strategy’ section, we have a medium-level but a progressive exporter of fashion garments and trendy clothes – Shiva International – going organic. The company, initiating a dedicated line for GOTS certified activewear/yogawear since last two years, outlines the strategy behind their getting into organic clothing and also their future growth plans to Team AOexclusively. The issue also gives an exclusive coverage to the 4th edition of Technotex Exhibition and Conference, recently concluded in Mumbai. The event, spread out in an area over 10,000 sq. m., witnessing over 200 exhibitors, was inaugurated by the Textile Minister, Santosh Kumar Gangwar. Besides the above, our regular columns of Mind Tree, H2F, Fashion Trends, Industry Wire, Value Addition, Resource Centre, Export Statistics, etc. make the issue worth reading.