- 27 Jul 2012 To 27 Jul 2012
Venue : Amity University Campus, Sector-125 Noida
Amity School of Fashion Technology (ASFT) conducted the orientation programme for the new batch of students of Post Graduate & Under Graduate programmes from July 17 -19, 2012 & July 25 - 27, 2012 respectively.
As part of this orientation programme, on 19th July, 2012 & 27th July, 2012, a galaxy of industry speakers from reputed retail stores, export houses & design companies descended at Amity University to address the new batch of UG & PG students on the topic of “Expectations of the Fashion Industry from Young Professionals.”
These speakers included Mr. Anurag Sharma, GM, Rockport, Ms. Aarti Dua, Fashion Entrepreneur, Rati Desseins, Mr. Dhirender Ralhan, Experience Design-Function Head for Pantaloons (North Zone & Central India), Mr. Jatann Vij, Head Designer, Shahi Exports, Mr. Nikhil Thukral, MD, Maharana of India, Mr. Paramjit S. Lamba, Asst. Vice President-HR, Orient Craft, Mr. Partha Mukherjee, Proprietor, Spirit of India, Mr. Prashant Aundhkar, Quality Head, Textiles & Footwear, TPG Wholesale Pvt. Ltd. (Vishal Retail), Ms. Radhika Gupta, Sr. Manager-Business Development, Design Emporia, Mr. Rajesh Sachdeva, Chairman & Managing Director, Upper Class Fashions Ltd, Mr. Sachin Garg, Head Designer, Arvind Retail, Mr. Vikas Malhan, Sr. Business Manager, Lifestyle International Pvt Ltd, Mr. Vishal Gaurav, Regional Manager-Retail Operation, Arrow, Arvind Retail & Ms. Priyanka Batra, ASFT Alumni.
The students enthusiastically interacted with the industry speakers and gained tremendously from this interface. Dr.Pradeep Joshi, Director, ASFT & ASFA addressed the gathering and thanked the doyens of the industry for addressing the students and stressed the need for greater industry-academic interface thereby asking for continuous support and guidance from industry.