“for me “aadhar is a humble institution that started its activity, simple and pure into its form, which is a very modest way to bring awareness of crafts and the artisan fraternity. “aadhar got a very overwhelming response of film entries in its first attempt”

Villoo Mirza, a craft activist who has made significant contribution in the field of craft and design nationally and internationally. She has served as a Director at National Institute of Fashion Technology, Gandhinagar. She was also the Chief Designer and Production Coordinator with State Government Corporation, Govt. of Gujarat in Textiles and Handicraft sector. She is a professional consultant at SEWA Trade Facilitation Centre. She is co-editor of ‘Handloom and Handicrafts of Gujarat,’ and organiser of the Parzor project— the Preservation of Culture and Heritage of the Parsi Zoroastrians. She continues to serve various prestigious institutions in and around the state as the board member.