Tag - Fashion

Making a Career in Fashion Forecasting

Dwijendra Kumar Global trade in textile and apparel products is increasing at a phenomenal speed and expected to be worth one trillion dollars in next 5 years. This estimate excludes trade figures of fashion accessories including footwear! In India approximately 4.5 crore people are employed in textiles and apparel industry. If we include number of those...

Careers Opportunities for Fashion Designers in Garment Export Houses

Dwijendra Kumar Innumerable job opportunities are available for  fashion designing professionals   interested to work with Garment Export Houses, and more coming up. While exports  of garments is labour intensive sector, Government of India  too is giving this industry lots of benefits to make its products globally competitive and to increase the exports in both value...

Making a Career with Trade Publications; Richa Bansal shares Tips

Dwijendra Kumar The Indian textiles and garment industry contributes 2% to the country’s GDP, 7% of industrial output and 14% of total exports earnings. To cater to this huge industry and bring manufacturers, distributors, agents, wholesalers and retailers closer and on one platform, a number of trade publications too have come up. Besides, mainstream fashion...

Careers in Jewellery Designing

Dwijendra Kumar Gems and jewellery industry in India is growing at a phenomenal speed. While domestic market is worth approx 16 bn US dollars its export has reached to the tune of 30 billions almost double of domestic market size. Efforts are on to make this industry worth 100 bn dollars in future. Highly labour...

Visual Merchandising as a Career

Dwijendra Kumar No more windows but overall ambience of a shopping mall undergoes changes from time to time  to entice customers! Below,inside view of a hip shopping mall at festive times! No wonder then, Visual Merchandising has emerged as a promising career for creative minds!It  involves work such as layout designing, floor planning and how each...

Custom Tailoring as a Career

Dwijendra Kumar Pic Courtesy: Ajjay Mehrra It is not only for wedding looks but also for party wear that a good number of people are customising their looks with fashion designers.No wonder then custom tailoring is gaining popularity and has created new avenues for those in fashion designing. Some of such talented designers begin to work as...

Careers in a Fashion Buying House

Pic Courtesy: SERA Fashion Buying Houses offer clients best of products selected from various textiles and apparel manufacturers. These deal with local as well as export market depending upon where customers are from. Professionals employed in the buying houses keep scouting for latest fashion products and keep them at one place for the benefit of...

Taking steps forward towards the vision of an ‘Aatmanirbhar Bharat’, Government led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, has approved PLI Scheme for Textiles for MMF Apparel, MMF Fabrics and 10 segments/ products of Technical Textiles with a budgetary outlay of Rs. 10,683 crore.

PLI for Textiles along with RoSCTL, RoDTEP and other measures of Government in sector e.g. providing raw material at competitive prices, skill development etc will herald a new age in textiles manufacturing.

PLI scheme for Textiles is part of the overall announcement of PLI Schemes for 13 sectors made earlier during the Union Budget 2021-22, with an outlay of Rs. 1.97 lakh crore. .

With the announcement of PLI Schemes for 13 sectors, minimum production in India is expected to be around Rs. 37.5 lakh crore over 5 years and minimum expected employment over 5 years is nearly 1 crore.

PLI scheme for Textiles will promote production of high value MMF Fabric, Garments and Technical Textiles in country.

The incentive structure has been so formulated that industry will be encouraged to invest in fresh capacities in these segments.

This will give a major push to growing high value MMF segment which will complement the efforts of cotton and other natural fibre-based textiles industry in generating new opportunities for employment and trade, resultantly helping India regain its historical dominant status in global textiles trade.

Technical Textiles segment is a new age textile, whose application in several sectors of economy, including infrastructure, water, health and hygiene, defense, security, automobiles, aviation, etc. will improve the efficiencies in those sectors of economy.

Government has also launched a National Technical Textiles Mission in the past for promoting R&D efforts in that sector.

PLI will help further, in attracting investment in this segment, an official release said.

Costume Designing offers huge possibilities of growth: Sanjeev Srivastava, Film Critic and Editor, epictureplus.com

As a film critic and author of books on films, Sanjeev Srivatava is an established name in Film Journalism. He has in-depth understanding of each and every thing related to Hindi cinema. He is also operating in the digital world as Editor, epictureplus.com. Excerpts from an interview with Dwijendra Kumar: Q1) What is costume Designing?...