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NIFT to conduct National Sizing Survey

New Delhi, Feb 28 (UNI) The National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT), Delhi will conduct a National Sizing Survey to develop a comprehensive size chart for ready-to-wear industry based on the body measurements of the Indian population.
Under the survey, anthropometric data will be collected from a sample population in the age group 15 to 65 years to create a database of measurements that will result in a standardized size chart which is representative of the Indian population and can be adopted by the apparel industry, a Ministry of Textiles statement said.
A large percentage of shoppers face difficulty in finding clothes that fit perfectly according to their body measurements. The reason is differences in anthropometric built of people in different geographical regions across the country. Till date 14 countries have successfully completed national sizing surveys.
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