Valedictory Function

   Valedictory  Function of

Training on Design & Product Development of Fabric based Jute Bags,  at  Chennai ( 16 – 23 Dec 2011)

            Considering the success of Bangladesh Training programme,  a similar  such International training  programme,  was  jointly  organized  at Chennai  by  “National  Jute  Board” (NJB)  &  “International  Jute Study Group” (IJSG) &  “National  Centre for Design & Product Development” (NCDPD),  during the period  16th to 23rd Dec’2011. at   Hotel  Dee Cee  Manor,  T. Nagar, Chennai 

Mr. Srikanth, Associate member of IJSG, made the Welcome address and also  did the Compeering, for the entire event.  

Mrs. Beela  Rajesh,  IAS,  Executive Director,  Handloom  Export  Promotion  Council (HEPC)  presided the Valedictory Function on 23rd Dec’2011  and  distributed the Training  Certificates  to all the  participants,  in the presence of   Dr.Latifa Binte Lutfar, Operations  Officer & Fin. & Admn Officer (in Charge), IJSG, Bangladesh & Mr. T. Ayyappan, NJB, Chennai  & Mr.V. Bhoopal, Associate  member of IJSG  & other  dignitaries.   Nearly  31  Jute  entrepreneurs,  representing  Export, design and manufacturing firms/ units,  from Chennai,  Madurai, Coimbatore & Bangalore,   participated  in the 7-Day “Design and Product Development training, specially  for Jute bags”.   Mrs. Beela Rajesh, IAS,  in her  speech,  appreciated the  efforts  of  NJB, in providing  such productive international level training  for  the  south-based Jute  entrepreneurs,   and  also  appreciated  the  trainees  for attending   sincerely the  Training  programme.    Dr.Latifa Binte Lutfar,  in her   Special address, also appreciated the Trainees  and advised the Trainees, to practice the inputs, in their business & production of Jute Products, and to showcase  their  skills  and  to take-up  International  challenges   and  to focus towards  “Green Marketing”.
Chief Guest,  in her  valedictory  address, invited the  participants to make use of  HEPC’s promotional events,  including the  “India  International Hand-woven Fair” to be held at  Chennai, in  March’2012, with Jute Designs.  
Shri. T. Ayyappan,  Market Promotion Officer, Southern region, in his  vote  of  thanks,  thanked  the  participants  & International Jute Study Group (IJSG)  & National Centre for Design  & Product Development (NCDPD)  and  summarized the Feedback  received  from the participants,  about this  Training  programme, and  indicated  the  Trainees  to  make use of such  scope in the  Jute  Exports,  and  to  come out  with various  Designer products, with Positive  approach.  Participants also expressed their opinion, that this  Special Advanced Training  has given a special dimension in their method of production and assured that, they will come out, with Designer Jute bags, to suit the Trend & Market,  successfully.

The  Doordarshan ( PODHIGAI ) TV  News  Coverage – Video Clip  of the  Jute Training  Programme

Certificates being issued to the Jute Training Participants - A Video Clip