7 June 2022
The Northern India Institute of Fashion Technology(NIIFT), Mohali presented the 20th Edition of ‘Suvyan’ – a display exhibition to showcase the final design collection of the graduating students of Textile design department at Hotel Shivalik View, Chandigarh.
This year Suvyan showcased 58 collections by the graduating students of the textile design department. The collections included apparels, accessories and home furnishing products. All of the products have been designed, keeping in mind the latest, trending and unique themes that the companies and market demand.
The Chief Guest Dilip Kumar, IAS,Principal Secretary, Department of Industries & Commerce, Punjab & Chairman, NIIFT praised the hard work and effort of the students. The guest of honour was Sibin C, IAS, Secretary Cum Director, Department of Industries & Commerce, Punjab and Director General, NIIFT. Sibin C said, “Three years of rigorous learning and efforts culminate at the Annual Final Collection – Suvyan 2022.” Geetika Singh, PCS, Director, NIIFT said, “Through the media of colors, materials, finishes and techniques students express individual statements as design solutions for fabrics and home furnishing products etc.”
The students were mentored under the leadership of Poonam Aggarwal Thakur , Principal, NIIFT and Vishav Bandhu, Registrar, NIIFT. The faculty members Dr. Shweta Sharma (Head Of Department), Dr. Deepti Sharma (Placement Head), Dr. Meeta Gawri (Head Of Department FMM), Nivedita Singla (Guest faculty), played a vital role in guiding the students so as to get a better outcome of their work.
Poonam Aggarwal Thakur , Principal, NIIFT said, “This final collection is a virtual reality and integration of the learning, hard work and toil of the students of textile department, who have put in their time, energy and their sense of inspired designs that has been imbibed by them during their course of study in this institute.”
The eminent jury was invited to evaluate the collections for the awards; the jury included art proponents, textile designers and industry experts. The jury members were Pradeep Ratan, Manu Tex Trade, Noida and Sanjay Kulsheshtra, Fabric Quality Analyst at Nahar Fabrics.
The following awards were given to students – most innovative collection, most commercial collection, best design methodology and a special jury award.
Each student worked with an industrial client for a period of 5 months which resulted in the development of their individual collections and exhibition of design work. These industries were Nahar Fabrics, Vardhman, Mittal International, Panipat, Trident Group, Hemant and Nandita Lint Clothing Pvt Ltd., Shahi Exports, Jawandsons Pvt. Ltd., Ecoloom, Shingora Textile, Blackberry, Triburg, Afflatus International, Kavset Exports etc.
On the occasion of ‘Suvyan 2022’ the Admissions Calendar of NIIFT was also unveiled. Admissions to NIIFT are open now and the last date of submission of applications is 18th June 2022.Admissions to the Degree Programs is based on clearing the entrance test which is scheduled for 21st June 2022 and 22nd June 2022. The entrance test is followed by the situation test/ interviews and counselling respectively.