During the 29th TAGMA Annual General Meeting on February 19, 2021, the Tool & Gauge Manufacturers Association of India (TAGMA India) elected  Devaraya Manjunath Sheregar, Managing Director and Chairman of Devu Tools Pvt. Ltd., as its new President and D Shanmugasundaram as its Vice President for the year 2020-2023. Sheregar played an instrumental role in the development of TAGMA activities as an EC member of the previous term (2017-2020). 

Congratulating the newly elected management,  DK Sharma, Outgoing-President, TAGMA India, said, “I congratulate the newly elected Executive Council and wish them the very best. Led by  Sheregar and  Shanmugasundaram, I am sure that TAGMA will achieve newer heights and will continue to play an active role in the development of the Indian tooling industry at large. We have started many futuristic activities in the past few years, and I am sure that the new team will ensure that the benefits reach the entire ecosystem. In last couple of years, we were successful in getting closer to the Government and Policy makers, I would suggest the new EC to work very closely with the Policy makers and present the challenges faced by the Indian tool makers before them.”

The new EC team has requested Mr Sharma to continue to guide and mentor the TAGMA management and help the association in charting our development strategies.  

“The Indian tooling industry is in a high-growth phase with the Indian manufacturing industry gaining considerable amount of attention in the past few months. In such a scenario, TAGMA’s role becomes even more important to help the Indian tooling industry capitalise on these growing opportunities. As the newly elected President of TAGMA, together with all the EC members, we all will work hard to bring the toolmaking fraternity closer to OEMs, help the industry in skill development initiatives and work closely with the Government,” said Mr Sheregar. 

The newly elected members (2020 – 2023): 

  • West zone: Akshay Kalyanpur, Sridevi Tool Engineers Pvt Ltd; Devaraya Manjunath Sheregar, Devu Tools Pvt Ltd; Paresh Panchal, CAM Tools; 
  • South zone: Arvind Chawla, Zahoransky Moulds & Machines; D Ravi, Classic Moulds & Dies; D Shanmugasundaram, S&T Engineers (P) Ltd; and TS Gopalakrishnan, Multiple Special Steel Pvt. Ltd. 
  • North zone: Amit Kumar Parashar, Subros Tools Engineering Centre (STEC); Parveen Satija, Stitch Overseas Pvt Ltd 


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