BANGALORE, November 3, 2017 /PRNewswire/ --
RC Dalal, the enigmatic Founder and Executive Director of JD Institute Fashion Technology, imprinted a footprint in the hearts of many. He isÂ a man of exuberance and charisma whoÂ touched and transformed the lives of innumerable people. A mentor and guide by profession, his gamut of knowledge and experience, drove JD Institute towards its impeccable success.
RC Dalal's aim of taking art and design education to another level along with his father Mr. Chandrakant Dalal and brothers Mr. Nealesh Dalal and Mr. Yogesh Dalal, made JD Institute's foray into Mumbai in 1988. His innate passion, zeal and dedication led to the expansion of the pioneer institute to 36 different cities. The passion to achieve excellence is shared by the family members and Mrs. Rupal Dalal, who was the Director of Academic Management,Â will now be upholding the position of Executive Director, supported by Mr. Harsh Dalal as the Director Operations to fillÂ the shoes of his father's legacy. Â Â Â Â Â
With a progressive outlook towards life and the fervour to achieve beyond the barriers, he was one of the Co-foundersÂ ofÂ Indian Film Festival Worldwide (IFFW), an organization devoted to a greater appreciation of Indian cinema. ItÂ organizesÂ film festivals across the globe. Major achievementsÂ of the organization include India Film Festival Russia (IFFR), India Film Festival Vietnam (IFFV), Bollywood Festival Norway, Bollywood film festival Russia, India Film Festival Poland, Indian panorama at the Moscow International Film Festival. AnÂ important aspect of the festival is toÂ generate a discussion on the various aspects of cinema and itsÂ impact on society and popular culture.Â
His interest lay in promoting the art, craft and culture of India on an international platform. Under his supervision, JD Institute organized numerous exhibitions, fashion shows, and other fruitful events to provide students an opportunity to showcase their designs and receive an exposure to design world. He had been an integral part of the makeover process of Hauz Khas village as an up-marketplace for the connoisseur of artÂ and culture. He had been awarded Bhikhuram JainÂ award for Recognition of Promoting Art.
When there is a symbiotic relationship between passion and profession, one feels accomplished and content. A teacher by heart, he ensured he was accessible and always encouraged students towards fulfillment of their goals. He motivated them to innovate and create groundbreaking designs, by exposing them to plethora of opportunities. He was an eloquent speaker and has represented India on various international platforms as a proud Samaritan.
His vision of JD being recognized at a global level translated into reality. One of the major milestones was the participation of JD Institute at Bollywood Festival Norway as the Fashion Partner, under RC Dalal's supervision. His philanthropist nature is channelized through various CSR activities and he was also the honorary spokesperson at Consortium of Women Entrepreneurs of India. He would address talks on women entrepreneurship, small scale industries and artists below poverty line. Recently, he was awarded 'The Hero to Animal Award' by Poorva Joshipura,Â Vice PresidentÂ of International Affairs forÂ PETAÂ UKÂ for his major contribution to animal-friendly fashion.Â
An inherent visionary, he successfully created an academic and culturally diverse student population who will scale to be global and productive citizens of the world of art and design.
The undisputed legacy cemented by him will be carried forward by his prodigies, who will fulfill their dreams through the guiding light shone by RC Dalal's unmatched vision, mission and passion.
About JD Institute of Fashion Technology
JD Institute of Fashion Technology is the educational division of JD Educational Trust, with learning centres and campuses spread across the length and breadth of the country. Since its inception in 1988, the institute holds the reputation of delivering multi-disciplinary education in the field of Art and Design.
JD Educational Trust boasts of strategic partnership with KOEFIA, one of world's premier Haute couture institutes based in Rome. They also have membership with Cumulus which was conferred upon them by the Cumulus General Assembly on 30th April, 2016 in Nottingham, UK. JD Educational Trust has also satisfactorily met all the standards set by Education Quality Accreditation Commission (EQAC) for achieving excellent academic quality, institutional integrity and administrative responsibility through a voluntary, non-government guided self-regulation.
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