Raymond, India’s leading manufacturer and retailer of fabrics and garments, has inked a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the Department of Technical Education and Training (DTET) of the Government of West Bengal for setting two centres for imparting skills training programme in customised tailoring. This social initiative will be undertaken by Skilled Training Institute by Raymond (STIR), a public charitable trust from the Raymond Group. The state government would bear the training cost. The first centre is expected to commence operations in April 2014.
Raymond is one of India’s largest branded fabric and fashion retailers. It is one of the leading, integrated producers of suiting fabric in the world, with a capacity of producing 31 million meters of wool & wool-blended fabrics.