A step towards to give recognition to Northeast women textile workers

Hello, fashionaholic people, we have got a great news for you.

UK’s and India’s fashion designers are jointly working on a project aimed at benefiting women textile workers of the Northeast.

The project named as “A Telegram from Tripura” signed by the British Council and IMG Reliance to help exotic autochthonous textile products to give them a global platform.

The collaboration helps both the countries to explore new fashion systems.

The project will bring UK designer Bethany Williams and Indian designer Aratrik Dev Varman together to explore new fashion systems and approaches with women textile workers of the Northeast region in focus, Director of the British Council in India, Alan Gemmell Obe informed.

He also said that the Lakme Fashion Week in February next year will be the platform where all the final work of designers to be demonstrated.

Further, he added that he wants to strengthen the friendship between India and the UK by bringing art and culture and educational opportunities from both the countries together.

Not only this, they will give scholarship to 500 Indian students for an academic exchange program in UK universities.

He also said that they have awarded scholarships to 100 Indian women to study STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) to mark the 70th anniversary of the Council of India.