History of BKS

BKS has had a dynamic, rich and fulfilling
journey since its inception
- a journey of discovery, purpose, inclusivity and growth
  • Incorporation of firm in the name of BKS Mills

  • 1987

    First export shipment - to the UK

  • Setting up of sizing unit

  • 2002

    Establishment of shuttleless weaving unit

  • Reconstitution to a Private Limited Company - BKS Textiles Private Limited

  • 2005

    Establishment of sewing unit. Commencement of Bed Linen exports

  • Setting up of coating facility

  • 2012

    Founding of 'Swaas' - a domestic brand for Home Textiles

  • Modernization of weaving facility

  • 2015

    Establishment of woven bleaching, dyeing and printing facility

  • Achievement of turnover of INR 100 crores



Mr. M. Senthilkumar

Chairman and Managing Director Mr. M. Senthilkumar, the Promoter Chairman and Managing Director of BKS Textiles, has more than four decades of experience in the Textile industry. His vision, global outlook and passion for textiles has shaped the company into a responsible and quality-oriented manufacturer of woven fabrics and made ups over these years

He has been the Chairman of the Powerloom Development and Export Promotion Council (PDEXCIL). He is the Former Chairman of the Palladam Hi-Tech Weaving Park (PHWP), the first integrated Textile Park established under the SITP scheme (Scheme for Integrating Textile Parks) by the Ministry of Textiles, Government of India. He was the Chairman of the Southern India Mills Association (SIMA) between 2015 and 2017.

Mrs. Sangeetha Velkrishna

Sangeetha Velkrishna, Director of
BKS Textiles, is a Textile Technologist with 20 years of hands on experience across all business divisions.

Dr. (Mrs) Sudha Anand

Dr. Sudha Anand, Director of BKS Textiles is a second-generation entrepreneur and is the Founder of Swaas, which operates retail stores and an online store (swaas.in), in India

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