ORIENTATION DAY – 2018
As the new season unfolded, JD Institute of Fashion Technology, Delhi, opened its arms to welcome the new batch of Jediiians to its ever-growing family. The new bunch was buzzing with excitement and eager to embark upon this magical journey. The Orientation Ceremony was held at The India Islamic Cultural Centre on 18th August 2018.
The ceremony was initiated by the auspicious lighting of Diya by Executive Director, Ms Rupal Dalal, Director, Mr Harsh Dalal and the staff members, followed by a beautiful rendition of Saraswati Vandna by Ms Anshu Andley. Renowned motivational speaker and grooming expert, Ms Rita Gangwani gave a pep-talk to the students and geared them up for the new phase of life.
The highlight of the ceremony was the panel discussion on “Design Education- Your Gateway to An Exciting Future”.The panel featured stalwarts from varying backgrounds of the design & lifestyle fraternity, namely ace fashion designer, Ms Rina Dhaka, Mr Prasoon Dewan, owner of jewellery company- Eurostar International, leading interior designer, Ms Lipika Sud and Ms Nandini Bhalla, Editor-in-Chief, Cosmopolitan. They gave valuable insights and tips to the students about making a mark in the industry. Freshers were delighted to know about the dynamics of the industry, its future prospects and personal journeys of the experts on the panel. The discussion was moderated by senior fashion journalist Ms Sharmi.
Speaking at the occasion, Ms Rupal Dalal, Executive Director, JD Institute of Fashion Technology, said, “ We are looking forward to offering the best learning experience and an enriching journey ahead to these aspiring designers. Our one of a kind design syllabus specially curated under the guidance of eminent personalities will provide the right kind of exposure and opportunities in the fashion industry.”
The day-long orientation programme was organized with an aim to acclimatize the aspiring designers to the institute, the staff and to give a glimpse of their future in the industry. Students were briefed about the JD Institute’s illustrious background, course overview, student activities, placements, infrastructural facilities, academic calendar and rules & regulations.