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NIFT plans to set up overseas centres in UAE and Singapore/Malaysia

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Jul '08
National Institute of fashion technology was set up in 1986 under the aegis of the Ministry of Textiles, Government of India, has emerged as the premier institute of Design, Management and Technology developing professionals for taking up leadership positions, fashion business in the emerging global scenario.

The institute is a pioneer in envisioning and evolving fashion business education in the country through a network of professionally managed centers all over India – Delhi , Mumbai, Kolkata, Chennai, Gandhinagar, Bangalore , Hyderabad and Rae Bareli.

The first overseas centre of NIFT in Mauritius is likely to be made operational from July, 2008. NIFT Act 2006 published in the Gazette of India on 14th July, 2006 confers Statutory Status on NIFT and empowers the institute to award degrees and other academic distinctions. The president of India is the “Visitor” of the institute under the said Act.

NIFT is exploring the possibility of setting up of overseas centres, one in the UAE and the other either in Singapore /or in Malaysia in collaboration with reputed partners having an established presence and credentials in the respective regions.

Interested organizations/partners may send their initial correspondence with all details considered necessary towards this purpose as well as may specifically mention any important salient features which may favour their selection by NIFT.

It may kindly be understood that the proposed NIFT centres shall work strictly as per NIFT policy and guidelines in all matters and students graduating out of the said centre shall be awarded NIFT degrees in various disciplines.

Interested organizations/promoters may send the preliminary request so that further details, as may be required by NIFT, can be sought from them.

NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF FASHION TECHNOLOGY


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