Giriraj Singh, Union Minister gave away the Guild certificates to 12 framers working in Picture Framing Segment of 45th edition of IHGF-Delhi Fair Spring amongst whom Deepak Oulkar of Subhash Photo Systems hails from Belagavi. The same was given at India Expo Centre & Mart, Greater Noida.
The training programme was held from 6 to 12 November, 2017 in Kolkata. 20 participants from all over India, came to Kolkata to participate in the above course and appeared and among them 12 participants have passed the Guild Certified Framers examination successfully.
EPCH ED Rakesh Kumar further said that this kind of course is held first time in India and Mohd. Asif from Export Promotion Council for Handicrafts was one of 12 participants who passed the examination successfully and was awarded the Guild Certificate.
Deepak Oulkar has a vast experience in the photogprahy inudstry and runs the Subhash Photo Systems, Tilakwadi, Belagavi.
EPCH in collaboration with M/s Lion India has taken unique initiative to upgrade the Picture Framing Industry in India by conducting l GCF training programme for the Indian Framers in association of Fine Art Trade Guild, London, UK to enable the framers in acquiring higher skills and quality of workmanship and accommodate different levels of framing with the bespoke market to International standards.
Guild Certified Framer
The Guild Certified Framer programme is internationally recognised as the qualification for the framing industry. Qualified GCF’s are now framing in 25 countries worldwide. Previously known as Guild Commended Framer this updated qualification now includes Continuing Professional Development to ensure framers stay up to date with best practise and standards.