Faculty of Fashion & Design organized an Awareness Program on ‘Silk Mark’ on 14th February 2017. The programme was conducted by Mr.Shiv Govind. He is Assistant Director (Insp.), in Central Silk Board, New Delhi. Ministry of Textile, Govt. of India. The aim of this program was to promote ‘Silk Mark’ and to perform identification of pure silk which helps students to become a smart customer.
Faculty members and students were explained about origin of silk, life cycle of silk, types of silk, method of different silk making and identification of silk. Students were exposed how to test the silk fabric using burning test with demonstration. They also learned how to make testing of silk fabric via Microscopic and Chemical Solubility test. Moreover different variety of cocoons, raw silk and silk fabric swatches had shown for knowledge of students. All members of this program were improved conscious about ‘silk mark’ and importance of ‘silk mark’ and purchase the right quality of silk.