Hyderabad: JD Institute of Fashion Technology held an orientation ceremony on Thursday to welcome and introduce new students to the institute. The highlight of the ceremony was a panel discussion on “Design Careers – Your gateway to an exciting future”.
The panel moderated by Ms. Akshra Dalal, Director, JD Institute of Fashion Technology, featured stalwarts from the media, fashion and design fraternities such as Jamal Shaikh, National Editor, HT Brunch; ace designer Payal Jain; and Nilanjan Bhowal, designer and principal architect at Design Consortium. The experts gave the students a glimpse into the dynamics of the industry, career prospects, and also spoke about their own personal journey in their respective professions.
Ms Rupal Dalal, Executive Director, JD Institute of Fashion Technology said, “We are excited to welcome the new batch of students to our JD family and look forward to offering the best learning experience to them. Our one-of-a-kind syllabus, curated by eminent personalities, will provide the right exposure and opportunities in the design industry. We wish our aspiring designers a successful and enriching journey.”
The day-long orientation programme was organized to familiarise the students with the faculty and facilities at the institute, rules and regulations, and the academic calendar. Students were also given an overview of different departments and infrastructural facilities.