Footwear Design and Development Institute, FDDI, celebrated the award of status of Institution of National Importance (INI), on January 19, 2018 at its Noida Campus. Recognizing the efforts made by FDDI in the fields of education, skill development and nation building, it has been awarded the status of ‘Institution of National Importance’ under Footwear Design and Development Act, 2017. On this achievement, FDDI hosted Resurgence 2018 at its Noida Campus. The event started in the evening with High Tea and networking session. The session provided an opportunity to students and faculties to interact with dignitaries and the renowned industrialists.
Program began with lighting of the lamp. Smt. Revathi Roy, Chairperson welcomed the chief guest and there after Shri Arun Kumar Sinha, Managing Director, FDDI addressed the gathering about the accomplishments of FDDI and the Road Ahead.
As FDDI is an academic and training institution, under the aegis of Ministry of Commerce & Industry, Government of India, Hon’ble Minister discussed the importance of its role and contribution in education, skill development, and towards achievement of government’s initiatives such as Skill India and Make in India. It was followed by the fashion event which envisaged an assimilation of new ideas, thoughts, shapes, colors, textures and silhouettes. The platform provided an opportunity to students to showcase their creations. A small film on FDDI exhibited the various dimensions where FDDI has worked and tried to contribute to nation building. The event saw the participation of who’s who of the Footwear and the Leather goods industry, which includes Shri Puran Dawar, Sh. Mukhtarul Amin, Sh. Inderdev Singh Musafir, Shri Tauseef Mirza, Shri R K Jalan and Shri N.Mohan, Shri Dileep Kapoor, Shri Abhay Gupta as the Guests of Honour & Shri Deepak Chabbra, Shri Abhishek Lal, Shri Aakash Sehgal, Shri Uttam Kumar, Shri Virender Awal, Shri Nikhil Dua & Shri Vivek Mohan as the Star Achiever Alumni of FDDI. Felicitation of Guest of Honors, Sponsors & Star achievers was few other memorable moments of the event. The event concluded with Vote of Thanks by Executive Director, Shri Adarsh Kumar