WOMEN DEVELOPMENT CELL
Report on Textile Screen Printing and Online Sarees Business (2019-2020)
In collaboration with Raja Screen Printers, Theni, the Women Development Cell organized a crash course on 18.07.2019 at 11.00 A.M in the Brahmaputra hall on the topic Textile Screen Printing and Online Sarees Business. The inauguration of the programme began at 11.00 A.M with a prayer song and the lighting of Kuthuvilaku. Dr. P.N Sudha, Principal, DKM College for Women felicitated the chief guest. Mr. M. Rajavel D.M.E., the proprietor of Raja Screen Printers, Theni. She also addressed the student participants on the importance of skill development for being an empowered woman in this competitive world. The first session on Textile Screen Printing began at 11.30 A.M. Students were trained on the making of single printing, double printing, 3D glitter printing and kundan works on cotton and kadhi materials. Students were provided with the necessary raw materials like cotton cloth, printing paint and the apparatus needed for their practice. After a lunch break of half an hour, the second session began at 2.00 P.M on the topic online sarees business. An audio- video explanation of how to begin an online sarees business was screened and elaborated. About 114 students from various departments of aided and unaided stream participated in the training and benefitted greatly. The valedictory programme took place at 4.00 P.M. The certificates were distributed to the student participants and their feedback was collected. The training was found to be useful as per the feedback forms collected from the students. Mrs.Rama, Assistant professor in Management Studies and the member of WDC presented the vote of thanks. The training programme successfully concluded with the National Anthem.