Ministry of Textiles honoured these Designers with Padma Shri
Earlier this month, the Ministry of Textiles organised a National Conclave titled ‘Accomplishments And Way Forward For Textiles Sector’ in the capital. The very first-of-its-kind fashion show was hosted at Red Fort with FDCI.
Among the awardees were FDCI Board Members:
- Rajesh Pratap Singh, for the elegance and simplicity of his designs
- Rahul Mishra, for being the international face of Indian Fashion.
- Along with them, a third FDCI designer, Aneeth Arora of péro, received an award for sustainability, textile innovation and utilizing India’s indigenous skills.
The previous evening, the Textile Minister honoured six Padma Shri and seven Sant Kabir awardees at the Red Fort. At the same event, Sunil Sethi, President of FDCI conferred a Special Recognition Award for Promotion of Handicraft and Textile Design. Talking about the honours, he said, “I feel proud that the FDCI designers have been recognized and felicitated for their contribution to the industry. We are very grateful to the Textiles Ministry for making every effort to give fashion the respectability it deserves.”
Courtesy: wfive communications.