The Synthetic & Art Silk Mills' Research Association (SASMIRA) is a cooperative venture of the Man-Made Textile Industry of India. Set up in 1950, SASMIRA was responsible for developing and managing the scientific and technological needs of the industry. Gauging SASMIRA's diverse objectives and span of capabilities, it was recognized by the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research, under the Ministry of Science & Technology; and linked to the Ministry of Textiles.
SASMIRA commenced operations with the testing and then expanded its activities to keep pace with the evolving needs of the man-made textile industry. Over time it further broadened its portfolio to cater to the escalating demands of the emerging technical textiles' industry.
In the over six decades of its existence, SASMIRA has aptly demonstrated its credentials, serving the textile industry and accelerating its growth. Textile mills, processing units, garment manufacturers, traders and exporters have derived multiple benefits from SASMIRA's wide spectrum of services and facilities.