Chitkara University Confers Mr Sunil Sethi (President, FDCI) with Honorary Doctorate for Exemplary Contribution to Enterprise, Education and Humanity

Mr Sunil Sethi, a stalwart within the ‘Indian Vogue’ {industry}, an entrepreneur extraordinaire, and a luminary who has helped convey Indian trend to the worldwide stage was conferred with Honorary Doctorate, Physician of Literature (D.Litt.) Honoris Causa by Chitkara University.

Mr Sunil Sethi arrived at New Delhi venue to grace the occasion the place he obtained an Honorary Doctorate from Chitkara University, on February 09, 2021. He was obtained by Dr Ashok Okay Chitkara, Chancellor, Chitkara University and supplied a conventional welcome by Chitkara University employees and administration.

Chitkara University offered Mr Sunil Sethi with an Honorary Doctorate, Physician of Literature (D.Litt.) Honoris Causa, in honour of his unparalleled and invaluable contribution to ‘Humanity, World Peace and Education’ owing to his inspirational journey as a task mannequin enterprise chief and his stellar position in creating important influence within the area of ‘Enterprise of Vogue’ and neighborhood outreach.

Mr Sunil Sethi, is the present President of the Vogue Design Council of India (FDCI), an achieved trend {industry} businessman and an eminent thought chief within the Indian trend {industry}. Beneath his management, FDCI has been dedicated to taking Indian trend to a worldwide degree by selling the ‘Enterprise of Vogue’. Since he accepted the position of President on the FDCI in 2008, it has grown to symbolize 350+ designers. His earlier skilled engagements embrace Senior Vice Presidentship on the Li & Fung Group, a multinational firm with an in depth international presence and an working sourcing community with 70 places of work throughout 40 nations, and establishing Alliance Merchandising, a sourcing and shopping for firm in 1988, having labored with premium international manufacturers together with Armani Casa, Crate & Barrel, and Anthropologie amongst its purchasers. Mr Sethi has additionally been credited with pioneering a bunch of profitable ‘India-centric’ promotions in nations like UK, Eire, Italy, Israel, Moscow, London, New York, Tokyo and Paris.

Since 2002, Sunil Sethi has taken greater than 25 Indian trend designers on to the worldwide stage. He has accomplished his finest to propagate the ‘Made in India’ model all via his profession. In 2005, he was felicitated with the Lifetime Achievement Award by EPCH on the 14th Export Award Operate, and in 2006, with the Lifetime Achievement Award by the Carpet Export Promotion Council, each sponsored by Ministry of Textiles, Authorities of India.

The convocation ceremony was inaugurated with the lighting of the lamp by Dr Ashok Chitkara (Chancellor, Chitkara University), Mr Sunil Sethi, Prof. Cavita Taragi (Professional-Vice-Chancellor, Chitkara University), Mr Rajesh Chandran (Director, Profession Development Companies, Chitkara University), Prof. Manpal Setia, (Dean, Chitkara University), and Mr Gopal Meena (VP, Strategic Initiatives, Chitkara University).

Following the ‘lamp lighting’ ceremony, Mr Rajesh Chandran shared the college laurels, launched Mr Sunil Sethi, adopted by introducing FDCI. Taking the ceremony additional, Prof. Cavita Taragi invited Dr Ashok Okay Chitkara and Mr Sunil Sethi on the stage the place Mr Sethi was conferred with ‘Honorary Doctorate, Physician of Literature (D.Litt.) Honoris Causa’ by Dr Ashok Okay Chitkara on behalf of Chitkara University.

Dr Sunil Sethi delivered the valedictory speech, the place whereas expressing gratitude he mentioned “I am delighted to be a recipient of this coveted honour, second to none apart from His Holiness The Dalai Lama. I would really like to thank Dr Chitkara and his workforce for giving me this award; I am humbled. My work within the area of trend and product design has all the time been passionate, because it drives me in direction of excellence. I hope the scholars of the University can take a slice from my life experiences of chasing one’s dream and making it occur.”

Now and again, Dr Ashok Okay Chitkara shared that, “The University is honoured to have Dr Sunil Sethi amidst us immediately – a stalwart of India Vogue Business, an Entrepreneur extraordinaire, and a luminary who has helped convey Indian trend to the worldwide stage. He has paved the best way for younger, bold designers to aspire for a worldwide profession. His work has and will proceed to strengthen the Indian Vogue Business via his position of a mentor, and President of FDCI. The University has beforehand conferred the diploma to luminaries like Mr S. Ganesh Mani, His Holiness ‘The Dalai Lama’, Dr D.S Rana, Prof. Josef M. Ullmer, Mr Manish Sharma, and Mr Kailash Khatkar, and now together with Dr Sunil Sethi within the record of luminaries is a pleasant second for us.”

About Chitkara University:

Chitkara University, located close to Chandigarh, has emerged as essentially the most vibrant and high-ranking University in North India. The University gives programs in Engineering & Know-how, Enterprise, Planning & Structure, Artwork & Design, Mass Communication, Gross sales & Advertising, Hospitality Administration, Pharmacy, Well being Sciences, and Education.

University’s rating laurels embrace turning into the one University in Punjab to characteristic within the prestigious QS World University Rankings: Asia 2021 version, and being within the high 25 universities of the nation within the prestigious ARIIA 2020 rating.

With state-of-the-art infrastructure, scientifically pushed pedagogy, and robust {industry} collaborations, Chitkara University not solely attracts the best college students from throughout the nation however, with its seamless placement help, can also be ready to assist them carve excessive progress careers.

Chitkara Faculty of Artwork & Design is among the youngest constituent establishments of Chitkara University. The college are leaders of their respective domains and haven’t solely a large {industry} publicity but additionally tutorial expertise as a part of Prime Design Colleges internationally. Chitkara Design Faculty focuses on redefining and contemporizing design training, by providing innovative training, coaching, and carefully working with the {industry} to put together assured and industry-ready professionals.

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