02 Jun Surat based Fashionova designs world’s first PPE kit suitable to wear on Sari, Maan Ki Baat Update – twitter handle recognises innovation
Surat: Surat-based Fashion Design Development Centre Fashionova has developed world’s first personal protective equipment (PPE) kit ‘Kovid Nari Kavach’ that can be worn on a Sari. The kit has been approved by SITRA (The South India Textile Research Association). Importantly ‘Mann KI Baat Updates’ posted about this innovation on its twitter handle and Smriti Irani retweeted this updates.
Speaking on this innovation Ankita Goyal, Director, Fashionova, said, “The PPE kits currently offered to our Corona warriors cannot be worn of Sari while many women health professional prefers to wear Sari. Recently Kerala Government made it mandatory for covid care staff to wear t-shirt or shirt and that has created trouble for women staff. Given this situation, fashion designer at Fashionova Saurav Mandal decided to develop PPE kits that can be wore on Sari. Currently centre is producing 5,000 PPE kits daily.”
‘Fashionova’ is the first-of-its-kind Design Development Centre in the Textile City Surat. It provides its associates a strong platform to showcase their creativity by promoting it to the fullest and providing them the market assistance they need. It is a budding start-up making all possible efforts to help in these trying times.
Earlier the Fashionova had provided garments to Surat’s Civil Hospital for Corona patients. Surat COVID in-charge Dr Mahendra Patel, Civil Superintendent Preetiben Kapadia, Dean Bhrahambhatta Sahab, Ketan Nayak and Ashok Goyal, Rajiv Omar, Subhash Rawal and Shalini Shethi from Seva Foundation were also present on this occasion.