@ Vikas Sharma | Sr Journalist
New Delhi: JD Institute of Fashion Technology, one of the leading design institutions of India has been hosting ‘JD Talks’, a series of online interactive sessions, in a nationwide campaign to address the challenges thrown up by the Covid-19 pandemic. The series of talks were addressed by various industry experts like Anju Modi, Rita Gangwani, Rina Dhaka, Farah Khan Ali, Jamal Shaikh, Nandini Bhalla, and Ronjoy Gogoi, among others.
A recent session was organized to discuss self-isolation and social distancing and their impact on mental health. Experts talked about the different aspects of quarantine and the importance of embracing uncertainty and focusing on things that enhance students’ abilities. Followed the session, experts helped the students to create a routine that prioritizes mental wellbeing. They also advised students on how to deal with the quarantine period and bring stability, comfort, and happiness in their lives.
Commenting on the initiative, Ms. Akshra Dalal, Director, JD Institute of Fashion Technology, said, “I am extremely happy that our initiative brings a sense of togetherness and self-introspection in our students and audiences. In this adverse situation, we look at the brighter side and accept this as an opportunity to explore our creative talents. As a design institution, we always believed in exploring the creative and meaningful side of our lives. JD Talks was one-of-a-kind campaign to help people deal with mental stress and strengthen their abilities under the guidance of experts.”