Make in Odisha Conclave launches new uniform for “Skilled-in-Odisha”.
Bhubaneswar 30.11.2016 (By Biswaranjan Mishra)-The launch for new set off designs for skill training, ITI and polytechnic was done through a ramp walk by the trainees of ‘Skilled-in-Odisha” during the inauguration reception of Make in Odisha conclave-a first of its kind in Odisha. Earlier, Odisha Skill Development Authority, Skill Development & Technical Education department, Government of Odisha initiated to design the uniform for trainees in Skill Development programmes, ITIs & Polytechnic to boost up the discipline, self- esteem & pride among the youth. The services of National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT), Bhubaneswar was roped in for designing the uniform for the trainees. NIFT team made a survey of Skill training centres of various departments, ITI & Polytechnic & finalized the design. Different sets of uniforms have been prepared for short term skill> Training Programmes, ITIs & Polytechnics of the state. One set up dress has been design for formal uniform & another set for Sportswear separately for boys & girls. While designing the uniform lot of thought has been gone into it on the methodology, designs & pattern for the uniforms.
ELEMENTS IN DESIGN SKILL
The colour ‘Purple’ stands for nobility, power & ambition. It also stands for creativity, wisdom & dignity. Thus, the noble colour combined with the bold print shows the industrial strength & dignity of the state of Odisha & theambition for industrial growth. The royal blue in sportswear shows superiority, honesty and trustworthiness. All of these qualities added with sportsman spirit,
will drive the youth to build a better nation. With smart paneling & trendy detailing like asymmetry,printed epaulettes, Chinese Collar etc, this collection uniforms gives the youth& identity that they dream of.
‘Beige’ signifies calmness, ‘Peach’ stands for longevity & service to humanity is one of the strengths of the color indigo. All these attributes combined together I formalwear, give us a proud feeling of a new generation of youngsters who will work hard with a calm mind towards long term success and with an attitude to serve the nation. The colors used in sportswear stand for vitality and energy that are intrinsic elements for skill development. The print here made out of bolt shapes has an unconventional pattern that stands out in a subtle manner. Overall this is an elegant collection for the responsible youth who can harness their positive energy towards a skilled state.
‘Grey’ stands for timelessness, balance and sophistication, Navy stands for trust, wisdom and confidence. Burgundy stands for determination, leadership and prosperity. All the detailing in the garment: be the placket in the men’s shirt or the asymmetric panel in the women’s kurta; the panels in the sportswear trousers or the placement of the print; they all speak about being different and standing with a head held high to create an individual identity rather than getting lost in the crowd and thus, to make the nation proud of a wise confident and balanced generation. Trainees of Govt ITI Bhubaneswar, & Govt Polytechnic, Bhubaneswar &> skill trainees from AISECT & CIPET walked the ramp for the first time.