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.

Indian Fashion Designers
The Vice President, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu presenting the Threads of Excellence Awards, at the outreach event on ‘Accomplishments and Way Forward for Textile Sector’, in New Delhi on January 06, 2019.
The Union Minister for Textiles, Smt. Smriti Irani and the Minister of State for Textiles, Shri Ajay Tamta are also seen.

Among the awardees were FDCI Board Members:

  1. Rajesh Pratap Singh, for the elegance and simplicity of his designs
  2. Rahul Mishra, for being the international face of Indian Fashion.
  3. Along with them, a third FDCI designer, Aneeth Arora of péro, received an award for sustainability, textile innovation and utilizing India’s indigenous skills.
FDCI
Ministry of textiles

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.

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