Symbiosis Law School [SLS], Hyderabad is organizing a Panel Discussion on Global Textile and Apparel Sector: The Diminishing Rights of Artisans amidst the Fast-Paced World on 17th April 2021 from 3:00 PM to 4:30 PM.
About Symbiosis Law School, Hyderabad
Symbiosis Law School, Hyderabad is a constituent of Symbiosis International Deemed to be University (SIU), which was established in 2014 at Mamidipalli village of Ranga Reddy District, Telangana. The institute is recognised by the University Grants Commission (UGC) and is accredited with an “A” grade by the National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC).
About Legal Aid Centre
The Legal Aid Centre at Symbiosis Law School Hyderabad was constituted on 28th February 2015, with an aim to provide free legal aid services and create legal awareness among the masses in the nearby vicinity and to organize awareness drives, training programs, legal aid camps and undertake research studies for the propagation of legal knowledge and to make the legal process a resourceful instrument of social development.
Details of the Panel Discussion
Indian clothing and apparel industry is one of the largest employment generating sector after agriculture in India and is the sixth-largest exporter in the world and the country’s traditional handloom textiles industry is one of the oldest and biggest cottage industries. But the traditional artisans are highly underrated and are heavily impacted by the dynamics of the market.
Educating these artisans on their labour rights and providing them knowledge on ways to protect their creative work with the help of IPR’s shall empower them against exploitation of their work.
The programme shall be illuminating the importance of ensuring the economical and legal well-being of not only the textile and handlooms industry in India but also the holistic well-being of the workers in the field. The discussion also aims to emphasize the significance of sustainability in this industry, the adverse effects of Fast Fashion and it’s impact on the environment.
Details of the Webinar
Date and Time: 17th April 2021, 3:00 PM to 4:30 PM
Prizes: E-certificates will be provided to all the participants.
Fees: No registration fees.
About the Panellists
- Dr. Toolika Gupta: Director, Indian Institute of Crafts and Design
- Sri. Jayesh Ranjan Garu: Principal Secretary to Government Industries and Commerce (Tex) Department (FAC)
- Ms. Annapurna Mamidipudi: Researcher at Deutsched Museum, Trustee at Handloom Futures Trust
Full details of the panellists are here.
- Deepthi: 9989832732
- Srinidhi: 7997073470
- Manogya: 9986267398
E-mail ID: legalaid[at]slsh.edu.in
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