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Need to set up specialised centres of NIFT – Union Textiles Minister

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Nov '09
Thiru. Dayanidhi Maran , Textiles Minister has emphasised the need to open National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT) specialized centres to cater to the specific needs of traditional and emerging textiles clusters.

“We should take step to bridge the gap and open NIFT specialized centres to cater to the specific needs of traditional and emerging textiles clusters,” said Thiru. Maran, while addressing the 15th Convocation of the National Institute of Fashion Technology(NIFT)on 18th November, 2009. There is a sustained demand for NIFT intervention from the Textiles clusters viz., Dodbhallapur, Anantpur, Kohlapur, Surat, Jaipur, Ludhiana and Tirupur, said the Minister.

Thiru Maran urged upon the Board of Governors of the NIFT to be more concerned about the overall industry needs and take up the challenges required in building a “new India”, where every citizen has an opportunity to work, earn and live. “It's high time that we create a global identity through cutting edge “India designs”. the Minister added. He called upon the NIFT designers to be equally concerned about the handloom weavers, khadi weavers and handicrafts artisans and ensure that the design interventions help them too.

Speaking about the enviournment threats caused by textiles units, Thiru Maran called upon the NIFT technologists setting up their factories, to be aware and concern about the carbon emission levels and take steps to keep these under check.Taking the advantage of the developments in information,communication and technology field, NIFT management professionals to make the trickle down of fashion faster as well as to devise separate programs to clothe India, the Minister added.

NIFT has developed a vibrant relationship with leading international institutes and bodies in the field of fashion and these relationships foster cross fertilization of ideas and provide a tremendous net value addition to both the NIFT and as well as to the foreign institutions, said the Minister. Thiru. Maran said that during his interaction with a leading college at Switzerland, during his recently Europe visit, he received an offer for a semester exchange programme with NIFT.

At the convocation ceremony, Thiru. Maran conferred degrees certificates to about 1500 passing out Post graduates and graduates and wished them success.

The National Institute of Fashion Technology was set up by the Government of India in 1986 as an autonomous Society in collaboration with the Fashion Technology (FIT), New York, to train professionals to meet the requirements of the textiles industry. The Institute has pioneered the evolution of fashion business education across the country through its network of centres at New Delhi, Bengaluru, Chennai, Gandhinagar, Hyderabad, Kolkata, Mumbai, Patna, Bhopal, Shillong, Kannur and Kangra.NIFT, besides conducting regular professional undergraduate and postgraduate programmes in Design, Management and Technology, also offers short


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