Roti, Kapada aur makaan are basic needs of all human beings. Textile (Kapada) is an essential commodity and traded by a large section of traders all over the country. Keeping this in view the Andhra Pradesh Federation of Textile Associations (APFTA)(Now Telangana State Federation Of Textile Association - TSFTA) was formed by the late Sri Juloori Veeresamlingam in the year 1958 at a meeting held at Hindupur.
Late Sri Juloori Veerasalingam has served as its first President from 1958 to 1979 . After his death, Late Sri Soma Venkateswar Rao was its president from 1979 to 1992 and since then Late Sri Ammanabolu Vijay Kumar from 1992 to 2010. Since March 2012 to till date Sri Ammanabolu Prakash is President.