MANTRA introduces fire safety management department to support various industries including textiles

Surat (Gujarat) : With an aim to serve local textile industry more effectively and considering the importance of life safety and reliable protection system, Mantra has introduced the Fire Safety Management Department at its institute. This will also provide support to Government/Semi-Government industries, commercial complexes, hospitals, shopping malls, high-rise structures and residential complexes etc.

The departmental activities is managed by qualified and experienced fire-safety professional having varied experience in government, oil & steel industry, petrochemical, city fire brigade etc. The institution has NABL certified laboratories and assist the validating the quality of fire fighting equipment. Its content for meeting the standard requirement as per IS and other National/International standard.

It is to mention that rapid growth in India has attracted the industrialisation, increased habitat, high rise structures due to space constraints. Considering risk attached with such issues, demand of performance-based fire protection system has increased. The government has a serious concern towards life safety and enacted various regulation and policies apart from Fire Services Act and suggest abiding the National building Code practices for meeting the fire protection need at various establishments. Mantra has started providing below services:

  • Designing of Fire Protection system and assist in execution of Project activities through team of professional Engineers and technician.
  • Fire Safety Management in Industries, Institutions, Shopping Malls, Warehouse, Commercial & Other building facilities.
  • Fire Safety Auditing of Industries & other facilities.
  • Training of Staff/employees in Fire Safety profession.
  • Reliability assurance & AMC of Fire Protection system.
  • Servicing of Fire Fighting Appliances and equipment’s.
  • Inspection & Certification of Fire Safety Equipment’s in meeting the standard and code requirement.
  • Organising the Evacuation/Mock drill at Building, Institution and Industry.
  • Liasioning with Government Authorities for fire safety needs and advising project in compliance of standard requirement.

Contact Details :

Man-Made Textiles Research Association
Add : Near Textile Market, Telephone Exchange,
Ring Road, Surat – 395002,
Gujarat, India.
General : +91 – 0261 – 2323211, 2337062
Director : +91 – 0261 – 2322500
Tele Fax No : +91 – 0261 – 2322500
E-mail :


 About Mantra:

To cater to the ever increasing quality control needs of growing MAN-MADE TEXTILES industry around the city of Surat in South Gujarat, in late nineteen seventies, an idea was mooted to set up a full-fledged independent Research Association for the region. MANTRA was to be set up on similar lines as other National Textile Research Associations.

This was with a view to carry out research and development activities as well as to provide testing and technical service facilities to the man-made fibre textiles industry, in particular, and other allied industries, in general, in South Gujarat.

The idea was supported by the State Government as well as Central Government and the State Government provided land free of cost for the purpose as well as earmarked funds for the building construction and purchase of essential equipments to carry out research and testing activities. Since its inception in 1981, over the last 20 years, MANTRA has equipped itself sufficiently through the grants provided by the Ministry of Textiles, Government of India, and the support of the local industry. Throughout these twenty years, efforts have been made to fulfill the laid-out objectives of MANTRA, and to promote quality, reduce cost of production, process development and control of pollution and environment protection. MANTRA is one of the eight National Textile Research Associations (TRAs) and the leading TRA in man-made fibres, linked to the Ministry of Textiles, Government of India, and recognised as a Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (SIRO) by Department of Scientific and Industrial Research, Ministry of Science and Technology, Government of India.

To serve the local textile industry more effectively, MANTRA keeps close liaison with the industry around, in general, and the five leading local co-operative textile societies, in particular, viz., (a) The Surat Art Silk Cloth Manufacturers Association (SASCMA), (b) The Seurat Vankar Sahkari Sangh Ltd., (c) The SASME Co-operative Society Ltd., (d) The Udhna Group of Weavers Producers Co-operative Society Ltd., (e) The South Gujarat Processors Association.


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