Smt. Smriti Zubin Irani unveils "Fabric of Unity" at Apparel House, Gurugram as part of AEPC Unity Day celebrations



  In celebration of unveiling of the ‘Statue of Unity’ at Gujarat on 31 October, 2018. AEPC had organized "Fabric of Unity", an event to celebrate Indian Textiles, an embodiment of National integrity of the country. The event was graced by Smt. Smriti Zubin Irani, Honorable Union Minister of Textiles, Govt. of India at Apparel House, Sector 44, Gurugram and Shri HKL Magu, Chairman, AEPC.




EC Members of AEPC, Officials from Ministry of Textiles and Senior representatives from the Textiles Councils and Associations, Representatives  from brands, ETI, ATDC students, NGOs working in this sector were also present at the event.




Rashtriya Ekta Diwas is observed every year across India on 31 October to commemorate the birth anniversary of the Iron man of India Sardar Vallabhai Patel. Observance of this day provides an opportunity to re-affirm the inherent strength and resilience of our nation to withstand actual and potential threats to unity, integrity and security of our country.




Speaking at the event Shri HKL Magu, Chairman, AEPC said “Indian textiles have played an important role in the Indian freedom movement and what can be a better example of Unity in diversity than the Indian textile heritage.  The Fabric of Unity is an event to celebrate this. Father of the nation Mahatma Gandhi regarded Khadi as the material embodiment of an ideal’ that represented freedom on one hand and a feeling of self-reliance and economic self-sufficiency on the other. 




This year happens to be AEPC's 40th year of service for promoting Apparel exports around the world. We feel proud to be working on some very important initiatives to promote inclusion and sustainable apparel eco system. In the words of our Honorable Prime Minister, Sardar Patel formulated solutions one by one, weaving the warp and weft of unity on the axis of a single thread.”  AEPC celebrates this day to reaffirm our belief in the strength of Indian Textiles to bring together the most diverse cultures and traditions of India”


The event saw the Unveiling Fabric of Unity, taking of the Unity Pledge and Unity march from Apparel House. 


Congratulating the AEPC team after unveiling the Fabric of Unity, Smt. Smriti Zubin Irani, Minister of Textiles said that,“  AEPC has organized this Fabric of Unity event in which industry, workers, and volunteers took the pledge to work for the betterment of the nation . In continuation to this spirit of the Unity Pledge  - to contribute to the nation building as an unified entity,  AEPC can take this concept of Fabric of Unity forward by showcasing  the rich history of the diverse fabric and textiles traditions of India at AEPC premises. ”




Read 159 times
No result...