FDCI partners with World Bank for ‘Made in South Asia’ show
today Feb 1, 2019
The Fashion Design Council of India (FDCI) collaborated with the World Bank for the ‘Made in South Asia’ to give a platform to textile weavers in the South Asian countries.
The show which was held in the national capital Delhi on January 31 saw participation from countries like Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Nepal, and Pakistan.
Leading FDCI designers also collaborated with textile weavers from different countries for their collections that were showcased during the event.
The designers were Alpana Neeraj, Amrich, Anjana Bhargav, Munkee See Munkee Doo, Nitin Bal Chauhan, Noughtone by Abhishek, Pankaj & Nidhi, Payal Jain, Payal Pratap, Pramaa by Pratima Pandey, Reynu Taandon, Rina Dhaka, Sanskar by Sonam Dubal, Suket Dhir and Suneet Varma.
Commenting on the show, Sunil Sethi, FDCI President, in a statement said, “The World Bank has helped organise millions of women into self-help groups and provided skill development which is a crucial aspect of growth. The FDCI and our designers are delighted to be supporting this initiative and helping rural women find fresh avenues for sustenance and livelihood.”
FDCI has been organising a number of promotional events to popularise traditional Indian fabrics and this was its fourth event this month.
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