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NIFT to inaugurate new campus facilities

Jan '10
On l2th January 2010, the National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT), Gandhinagar is all set to inaugurate the new facilities like, Campus Girls' Hostel, Auditorium, New Students' Mess Block and Guest House.

The new campus was inaugurated in year 2004. NIFT is adding the required new facilities for the benefit of the students. Now the girl students will be accommodated from the July 2010 session in the 200 bedded hostel having two wings named after the two westward flowing perennial rivers of Gujarat; Narmada and Tapti; with in-house facilities like Common-rooms, indoor games etc.

To maintain tempo for academic and cultural activities in the campus, NIFT has equipped an Auditorium with high end presentation and AV system with a seating capacity of 339 in the campus. This auditorium - TANARIRI is named after the two legendary singer sisters Tana and Riri from North Gujarat, who were contemporary of Tansen.

NIFT has also set up a three storey Students' Mess - cum - Canteen block to cater to the requirements of the students, staff and faculty - named as 'Fuel Station'. To offer the feel of the campus to the visiting faculties, guest experts from industry, relatives -and parents of students NIFT has built a fully equipped five room Guest Staying Facility named 'Gulmohar'.

In the process of offering the requisite facilities, NIFT is all set to lay the foundation for new facilities in the third phase expansion on the same day i.e. l2th January 2010. The foundation will be laid for the expansion of the main building and a multipurpose Student Activity Centre with all required recreational, sports, medical and informal get-together facilities for students.

The inauguration and foundation laying of the new facilities will be done by Mr Dayanidhi Maran, Hon'ble Union Minister of Textiles; Shri Naredrabhai Modi, Hon'ble Chief Minister of Gujarat and Shri L. K. Advani, Hon'ble Member of Parliament from Gandhinagar.

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