Ritu Beri to design Railways' uniforms

The railways has roped in ace fashion designer of international repute, Ritu Beri, to design a new set of uniforms for its employees. Railways board spokesperson Anil Saxena said, “Designer Ritu Beri will design uniforms for our many of our employees including the station master, loco pilot, train ticket examiner and guards. The agenda is to get new uniforms for all employees who inter act directly with the passengers.“
The plan for the new uniforms is to incorporate both traditional and modern elements. Therefore the new uniforms will have both sarees and T-shirts. She is also set to introduce a new set of uniforms for all railway employees across all posts. However, Beri's design expertise is not going to be a setback for the railways as the designer has offered her services for free. She will be presenting her designs in July.
The Khadi and Village Industries Commission (KVIC) has offered to supply material for the uniforms.Union Minister for micro and small enterprises Shri Kalraj Mishra confirmed this for Mirror. The KVC already supplies blankets and bedsheets to the railways.

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