The Khadi and Village Industries Commission has appointed Sunil Sethi, Chairman, Fashion Design Council of India, as its advisor Sethi will advise the Commission on latest design interventions in the readymade garments segment as well as promotion of Khadi in India and abroad.
Sethi''s appointment is for a period of one year. He succeeds fashion designer Ritu Beri whose term expired recently, it said. Sethi comes with over four decades of experience in global merchandising, where he has contributed significantly to the growth of Indian handicrafts, design and the textile industry, through many innovative and successful initiatives.
Sethi has earlier discharged advisory roles in various government bodies like the Handicrafts and Handlooms Export Corporation, National Crafts Museum and Hastkala Academy, Ministry of Textile, Ministry of Tourism, and Ministry of Culture.
He has also served as a member of board of governors at the National Institute of Fashion Technology.