Jalandhar August 26 (Jaswinder Singh Azad)- Kanya Maha Vidyalaya (Autonomous)organised a webinar entitled Celebrating the Splendour of Indian Handlooms. The webinar was organised by P. G. Department of Fashion Designing. The resource person for the webinar was Dr. Charu Swami, Department of Home Science, Dayalbagh Educational Institute (Deemed University), Agra. She gave an exhaustive presentation beginning from the relevance of the day in our history to enumerating the importance of each handloom craft of the country.
The second resource person for the seminar was Mr. Mohammad Shafi Bhat, Secretary, Mehnatkash Kashmir weavers Handloom Cooperative,Singhpora, Baramulla, Kashmir. He showed the participants each and every aspect of Kani shawl weaving from preparation of thread to meticulous weaving of Kani shawls. Both the learned resource persons answered the queries of the participants and students in an exhaustive manner.
Principal Prof. Dr. Atima Sharma Dwivedi averred that KMV is empowering budding designers as entrepreneurs and providing them all requisite skills in fashion designing to become self reliant and make a place for themselves in the highly competitive world. Madam Principal lauded the efforts of Dr. Harpreet Kaur, Head, P.G. Department of Fashion Designing for organising the webinar successfully.