Shri Vaishnav Institute of Textile Technology has organized a “One-month free Garment Training Program for Rural Community” in the month of December 2021. The program commenced on December 1st and concluded on December 31st, 2021 at SVITT, SVVV campus. The objective of the program was to promote self-independence in the life of the rural communities through modern technology. It is a continuous activity of the SVITT since 2006. SVITT, SVVV is proud to deliver the 15th batch of students of this training program (December 2021) under the “Azadi ka Amrut Mahotsav”.  So far more than 300 candidates got benefited from this program.

In this year, 15 females from Baroli, Alvasa, Bhaurasla, and Ringnodiya participated. The current garment training program is based on an industrial training module.  It includes an introduction to basic measurements, pattern making, machine operation, cutting, sewing, etc. For the training modern high-speed Japanese JUKI machinery was utilized. Mr. Rajkumar Sharma (Laboratory Assistant) conducted the training program in presence of faculty.

The closing ceremony of the training program was organized on 3rd January 2022, in the presence of Mrs. Suruchee Taparia, Proprietor, Go green Textiles, Indore as Chief Guest in the presence of Hon. Vice-chancellor, SVVV Dr. Upinder Dhar, and Coordinator, SVITT, Dr. Namit Gupta along with the faculties and staff members of the SVITT family.

In the concluding ceremony, Dr. Namit Gupta has briefed about the program and explained the scope of garment manufacturing in and around Indore. He emphasized the importance of skill development in everyday life. Dr. Upinder Dhar Vice-chancellor, SVVV addressed the gathering and pointed out the benefits of skill development programs to the participants. He also encouraged participants to be in touch in the future with SVITT, SVVV for further improvement. Spread of awareness about the training program into the rural & urban women to become economically independent in much-needed steps towards attaining Atmanirbhar Bharat.

The Chief Guest of the event, Mrs. Suruchee Taparia had pointed out the enormous capabilities of women,,   She was inspired by this type of training program for the empowerment of individual & their families. She emphasized on “Swavlamban” the self-dependent, economically independent identity of an individual She also encouraged the participants for regular practice to enhance their garment-making skills. In the ceremony, trainees also shared their experiences and thanked SVVV for providing such a platform that has the potential to change their lifestyle and make them self-dependent.  Mrs. Rachna Ghehlot, one of the benefited participants of the program shared her future plan to start a garment business. At last, words of thanks were proposed by Prof. Ajay Shankar Joshi, Garment Training Coordinator. The master of ceremony was Mr.Suraj Thakur