Smriti Irani lauds FDCI for COVID-19 Support Fund

New Delhi, April 8 (IANSlife) Textiles Minister Smriti Zubin Irani has sent a video message to the all the fashion designers, stakeholders and supporters of the Indian fashion fraternity.

In the video, the minister has lauded Fashion Design Council of India's initiative called the COVID-19 Support Fund (CSF by FDCI), supported by the who's who of the industry, that aims to help young designers fight the repercussions of the nationwide lockdown in order to contain the ongoing pandemic.

In the video, Irani can be seen saying: “The Indian fashion fraternity is the pride of the Indian textile industry. Today those who weave dreams onto a clock are weaving together a support… My gratitude to the Fashion Design Council of India, ably led by Sunil Sethi, for coming up with the Covid-19 fund. I'm hopeful that this fund which will come together with the assistance of designers, design houses and other organizations, affiliated to that, will help us tide through these challenging times.”

She added: “My belief is together we can and we will meet all these challenges head-on. As a minister of textile, I can only say this that you will find us standing with you shoulder to shoulder through your challenges so that together we can work towards a solution. Thank you.”



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