The use of Khadi is a big step towards making the country self-reliant – Rajendra Aggarwal.
MP Rajendra Agarwal honored celebrities.
Meerut | The honour ceremony was held on Monday at Vidya Knowledge Park under the joint aegis of Khadi Design Council of India and Vidya Institute of Fashion Technology. Rajendra Aggarwal, MP of Meerut Lok Sabha constituency, the chief guest of the program, honoured the winners of the draping and style competition organized for the promotion of Khadi by providing mementoes and certificates.
Vidya Knowledge Park Chairman Pradeep Kumar Jain and Managing Director Vishal Jain presented certificates to all the participating students in the two-day workshop. The Principal and the associates of the participating schools were given mementoes and certificates.
On 13 and 14 January 2021, jointly by Khadi Design Council of India and Vidya Institute of Fashion Technology, to encourage the importance of Khadi among youth and students, 500 of 16 to 18 years of various 30 schools in Meerut A two-day workshop was organized for more than students. The workshop was presented by renowned designer Padam Raj Kesari, draping expert Gaurav Govind and various styles of Khadi by VIFT faculty Kriti Gambhir.
Two competitions followed this in draping and style. An honoring ceremony was held at the Vidya Institute of Fashion Technology on Monday to reward the winning participants. In the ceremony, Chief Guest MP Rajendra Agarwal, while awarding the winners, said that Khadi is not cloth, but is our country’s dress. Khadi is a significant step towards making the country self-reliant. This is relevant even today as the mantra of self-sufficient India is associated with Khadi.
Khadi is not only the identity of the country, but it is also a part of our culture.
At the program, Vidya Knowledge Park chairman Pradeep Kumar Jain said that Vidya Knowledge Park is setting records in various fields. In fashion, Vidya Institute of Fashion Technology has become the leading institute in the country. At the same time, Managing Director Vishal Jain said that by spreading Khadi among the students, the country’s cultural heritage would get a new dimension.
KDCI CEO Ankush Anami said in the address that Khadi is the national fabric of the country and the country’s identity. To keep it alive, the council conducts several programs that will increase the youth’s attraction to Khadi.
KDCI National Joint Secretary Dimple Jha, Executive Board Member Srishti Kulshrestha, etc., were present on occasion. The program was coordinated, directed, and thanked by Dr. Rima Varshney, Director of Vidya Institute of Fashion Technology. All the department heads and faculty of Fashion Design, Fine Art and Journalism, and the Mass Communication department contributed to make the program a success.
They became winners of the styling and draping competition.
1.Tishika Patni and Ojaswi Tyagi from 1st City Vocational Public School
2.Yashaswi Goyal and Kirti Singh from 2 DMA School
3.Nikhil Dhama and Paramjit Singh from 3 IIMT Academy School
4.Shagun and Natanshi from 4 The Aryans School
5.Arpita Gupta and Mahika Hooda from 5th St. John’s School
6.Disha Arora from 6KL International Public School
7. Kendriya Vidyalaya Punjab Line to Vaishnavi Saini
8. Subhika Goyal from Sophia Girls School
9. Vats B from 9 Kalka Public School