Published On: Thu, Feb 11th, 2016

Fashion Design Council of India (FDCI) presents taste, textile and fashion event at the MAKE IN INDIA WEEK

fdciMumbai: In keeping with the Government of India’s initiative to showcase the prowess of the country’s robust manufacturing sector, the Department of Industrial Policy & Promotion, Ministry of Commerce & Industry, in collaboration with the FDCI will host ‘Weaves of Banaras’ as part of the Make in India Week. It will be held in Mumbai, on February 14, 2016 at the ITC Grand Central.

Conceptualised and executed by the FDCI, the show will celebrate the crafts of Banaras, its luxurious weaves and the vivacious skills of the weavers, hoping to give viewers a phenomenal experience. We will soon be announcing the coveted list of designers participating at the fashion show.

Sunil Sethi, President, FDCI said, “We would like to express our gratitude to Amitabh Kant, Secretary DIPP, Ministry of Commerce & Industry for giving FDCI a coveted opportunity to collaborate with them at this prestigious platform. FDCI is appreciative of the filial allegiance of the ITC Hotels to this initiative and would also like to thank Sunil V for his support.”

He further adds, “We assure that the audience will be riveted by the charms of the Banarasi weaves created by FDCI designers. It is an honour to contribute to the ‘Make in India’ movement which is now gaining momentum.”

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