The supplies for making the bags is the responsibility of the participants.

About Chandigarh University

Chandigarh University is a leading Indian institution offering its students a unique amalgamation of professional and academic excellence. In the QS Asia Rankings 2022, CU made a remarkable debut and ranked among the top 1.7% universities of the continent. Chandigarh University is ranked at 3rd place in private universities of India as per QS Asia world ranking of 2023. The university is among the top 5% institutes in India to be accredited with the prestigious A+ grade by the National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC).

At Chandigarh University, a wide spectrum of programs paired with flexibility, experiential learning and interdisciplinary orientation emancipate our students to explore their interests and pursue their dream careers. Here, we are grooming students to be socially sensitive by intellectually challenging them and through our contemporary diverse culture. The University provides a global perspective to facilitate our students with international learning opportunities through partnerships with more than 350+ top ranked universities worldwide. Chandigarh University has a cosmopolitan friendly and inclusive atmosphere. It provides optimal learning experiences and services that lead to student success. We empower our students to take responsibility for their academic work, social life and career development.

Program Objective

The event may inspire people to think imaginatively about minimizing trash and reusing resources by holding a competition that involves turning unwanted clothing into functional bags.

University Institute of Design (UID)

University Institute of Design (UID), an integrated part of Chandigarh University, aims at fulfilling the need for a Top-Class Design institution providing the very best of design skills and industry relevant management, technology & interpersonal skills. It shall be seen as a focused approach to develop the human capital in latest areas of design & technology.

The undergraduate program is designed for students looking to enter the fashion world and provides a complete education allowing participants to acquire the necessary knowledge and skills to pursue a career in their chosen field.

The four-year B.Design (Fashion) program is offered with an exit option after 3 years and is designed to inculcate practical skills and competencies in students with the finest hands-on experience in designing and developing innovative fashion garments and accessories.

Program Outcomes

  • Using rugs as a material for bags can be a sustainable and Eco-Friendly option as it utilizes materials that would otherwise end up in landfills.
  • By re purposing old or discarded rugs, it can reduce waste and promote a circular economy. Rugs can come in a wide variety of colours and patterns, which can make for unique and stylish bags.

Registration Details

Registration Fee: Nil

The winner will get the cash prize of Rs 2000/-

Certificate will be provided on successful completion of the program

Platform: Online at Chandigarh University, Gharuan, Mohali, Punjab, India.

Only 100 seats

Register Here

Proposed Program Schedule


Sequence of Events

10:30 AM

Commencing the Program by the Host

10:40 AM-12:50 PM

Registered students will start their work

12:50 PM-01:50 PM


02:00 PM - 03:30 PM

Stitching of Bags on Machines

04:00 PM

Announcement of the winner

Resource Persons

Assistant Professor Bharti Kapoor

Assistant Professor Bharti Kapoor

Bharti Kapoor is an Assistant Professor at Chandigarh University, Gharuan Mohali, with 6+ years of experience, pursuing PhD. A Guru Nanak Dev University Topper completed MSc. In Fashion Designing & Merchandising. Currently pursuing PhD in Fashion from Banasthali Vidyapeeth, Rajasthan. She was born in Amritsar, Punjab, India. She has completed her B.A. Post Graduation Diploma from Guru Nanak Dev University. She is a GNDU topper in Post Graduation Diploma and scored second position in MSc. She has been recognized by the University and rewarded with cash prizes in Academics. Done Freelancing for several years in association with an interior designer, also worked as a MD in a Yoga Centre.

Assistant Professor Shadab Khan

Assistant Professor Shadab Khan

Shadab Khan is an Assistant Professor at Chandigarh University; he has done a Master's at Pearl Academy of Fashion Delhi (2010) and completed the value-added course on Garments Manufacturing. He was born in U.P, Ghaziabad, India. 15 Years' Experience in Fashion Industry in Industrial and Academic (5 Years in Dubai as a Senior Designer)
Three years as an Accessories Designer, Bags, Belts, and other products.