Institute of Professional Studies
University of Allahabad


Today: 19-04-2018
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Lucknow Visit


 Lucknow & Barabanki visit was organize -

  • To explore chikankari industry of Lucknow.
  • To increase practical knowledge of our students in the Khadi sector ( from fibre to finished khadi Garments)
  • To create linkage for internship & training of the students in khadi sector.

In the order to achieve these goals Centre of Fashion Design & Technology, IPS organized a visit of Lucknow Chikankari production Center (Khushal Ganj) & Kshetriya Khadi Gram Udyog, Barabanki.
Total 25 Student of B.A. in Fashion Design (IV sem) & Advanced Diploma in Fashion Design (sem IV) with the four faculty members were included in visit group.

Places Visited in Lucknow

Chowk Market of lucknow is one of the most prominent area of the chikankari industry. All type of chikankari garments, fabric & raw materials are available in market with latest trends of fashion industry. Khushal ganj is one of the major production centre of chikan industry, the Team visited the village and learned about the chickankari embroidery.

The Team explored all type of stitches of chikankari work in the market and increase knowledge about the process of: Blocking, Embroidery, Pattern Making, Finishing, Costing & Marketing of the Chikan products.

Places Visited in Barabanki

Kshetriya Khadi Gram Udyog, Barabanki is a complete unit of Khadi Udyog .The team learned all about the khadi manufacturing process from manual spinning (Charkha), weaving, dyeing & finishing. Garment manufacturing unit is installed with advance machineries and having sufficient production capacity and producing designer garment like kurta, designer shirt, Tops & home furnishing items. Apart from Fabric & garment, team also visited small scale units such as: Lather Foot Wear Unit & Agarbatti Making, Soap Making Units.

Learning Outcome

The visit was fruitful for both students and faculties. In Lucknow they got experience of chikankari at one place & In Barabanki they got experience of khadi sector incorporated with Fashion Industry. The students learned about the old Charkha as well as about the Advanced Machineries in Khadi Fashion Sector.

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