Reid & Taylor was launched by S Kumar’s Nationwide (SKNL) in India in 1998 with a fabric plant at Mysuru in Karnataka. The company had around 1,200 employees. SKNL is also facing bankruptcy proceedings.
Keeping in view the allegations of large scale fraud of government grants by the AEPC, the then Textiles Secretary Rashmi Verma wrote in July 2016 to MCA that the government appoint an administrator to take over its management.
The bench said the officials are restrained from creating mortgage, lien, charge or alienating any of their personal properties, as well as dealing with any securities in any company till the next date of hearing, which is December 16.
Of the creditors that have moved court, at least 11 firms have settled or are in the process of settling the dispute with Anil Ambani’s firms through NCLT. The disputes of the remaining 13 firms with RCom and Reliance Telecom are yet to be resolved.