Designer Panel

A word about our Designers
Anoop Kumar Rai
Address Flat No. 376, Ground Floor, Pocket 5, Mayur Vihar Phase 1, Delhi - 110091
E-mail : raianoop[at]gmail[dot]com
Qualification Senior Secondary School, Jawahar Navodya Vidyalya 1997 Bachelor Of Science (Botany HONS.) Banaras Hindu University, 2001

Post Graduation Diploma (2.5 YRS COURSE) in Textile Design and Development, National Institute Of Fashion Technology, New Delhi 2002-2004 Batch
Experience (in years)

01.‘Designer’ Home furnishing Export House, NOIDA, 2004 - May 2005
02.‘Designer and Facility Manager’ A New York based studio in Delhi   June 2005 - Feb 2009   
03. ‘Design Consultant: Handloom / Handicrafts Project’ 2009 – 2011 As listed below:

Sl #

           Project Description

Implementing Agency



New Design Innovation & Product Diversification: Woolen products

Shikhar Handloom & Handicrafts, Rampur, H.P.

    08 months


New Design, Innovation & Product Diversification

Weaver Cluster Club, Chanderi, M.P.

    12 months


Design Intervention, Innovation & Diversification Under SFURTI: Khadi products

Kshetriya Shri Gandhi Ashram, Golghar, Gorakhpur, U.P.



Khadi & Village Industries Commission, Gorakhpur PRODIP

Dronwar & Gramotthan Sewa Sansthan, Mau, U.P

    03 months


Design & Technical Development Workshop Under Ambedkar Hastshilp Vikas Yojna (AHVY) / Tharu Embroidery & Patchwork


Shilp Sadhana,Lucknow
At Vill. Bardia,Bahraich , U.P

15 days

Participation in international fairs:




01.New York and Atlanta, USA 2005 • Orientation and impromptu learning of trends in the US fashion market.

02.Frankfurt to visit Heimtextil, Germany 2006 and 2010 • Developed an understanding of the market demands and avenues for product diversification maintaining traditional aspect and aesthetics intact.

information for up-liftment of handloom sector:




• As an Empanelled Designer with Khadi and Village Industries Commissions (KVIC), Gorakhpur, U.P. for their various projects. October 2009 onwards

• Have been empanelled as Designer in Textile weaving / textile based craft with the office of the Development Commissioner (Handicrafts) March 2010
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