Sushil Anant Desai of Bayer CropScience Ltd, Thane, Maharashtra accomplished the entire task of making T-shirts out of seed cotton (lint) within 14 days from Feb 22, 2014. The challenge was to coordinate the process and deliver Surpass T-shirts made out of Bayer Surpass seed cotton for the Bayer delegates participating in a conference at Kovalam, Kerala at short notice.
It involved procuring seed cotton from the farmers in Pisanganj village in Ajmer, Rajasthan; ginning to separate the lint and seed and making yarn from lint at Nitin Spinners, Bhilwara, Rajasthan; processing the fabric at Pratibha Syntex, Indore, MP and finally making the T-shirts. The T-shirts were custom-made at Casablanca Apparels, Tirupur, Tamil Nadu.