Mr. P. K. Unnikrishnan Nair is an Engineering Scientist at Truman Enterprises in Coimbatore, Tamilnadu.
Mr. P. K.Unnikrishnan Nair says coir pith is the by product obtained after the extraction of fiber from coconut husk. Four years of research with the collaboration of Tamil Nadu Agricultural University, Coimbatore, has gone into inventing innovative technology to process coir pith and husk along with the design and fabrication of suitable machines. This technology is first time in India may be probably globally has multiple benefits and beneficiaries and solution to a lot of problems faced by the industry for the past more than two decades. Coir pith has very good export demand and exported Rs.1,349 Crore worth of product during 2019-20 from India.