National Institute of Fashion Technology

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Coordinates: 23°11′28″N 72°37′45″E / 23.19111°N 72.62917°E / 23.19111; 72.62917

National Institute of Fashion Technology
NIFT logo.jpg
Established 1986
Type Public
Chairman Kiran Dhingra
Location New Delhi (Headquarters), India
Campus Urban
Affiliations Ministry of Textiles, Government of India
Website www.nift.ac.in
National Institute of Fashion Technology is located in India
Bengaluru
Bengaluru
Bhopal
Bhopal
Bhubaneswar
Bhubaneswar
Chennai
Chennai
Delhi
Delhi
Gandhinagar
Gandhinagar
Hyderabad
Hyderabad
Jodhpur
Jodhpur
Kangra
Kangra
Kannur
Kannur
Kolkata
Kolkata
Mumbai
Mumbai
Raebareli
Raebareli
Patna
Patna
Shillong
Shillong
Location of the 16 NIFTs. NIFT name (city/town, if different from name)

National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT) is a fashion institute in India. It was set up in 1986 under the aegis of the Ministry of Textiles, Government of India [1] and is an institution of design, management and technology for the international fashion business.

NIFT was granted statutory status in 2006, empowering it to award degrees and other academic distinctions.[2][3]

With its head office in New Delhi, NIFT has centers at Mumbai, Kolkata, Kangra, Gandhinagar, Hyderabad, Chennai, Bangalore, Raebareli, Patna, Shillong, Bhopal, Kannur, Bhubaneswar and Jodhpur where it offers four-year bachelor and two-year master programmes in the areas of Design, Management and Technology.

A new NIFT Campus at Ludhiana, Punjab has been announced by Minister of Textiles.[4] A new center in Ompora Industrial area, Kashmir, too, is expected to come up.[5]

Administration[edit]

The Institute is currently headed by Sunaina Tomar.

Alumni[edit]

NIFT alumni include Sabyasachi Mukherjee, Ritu Beri, Shivaji Dutta, Sujit Meher, Manish Arora, Nikita Anand, Gulshan Devaiah, Shantanu Goenka, Prabal Gurung, and Tanya Gyani.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Autonomous Bodies". Ministry of Textiles. Retrieved 2013-09-16. 
  2. ^ The National Institute of Fashion Technology Bill, 2006 passed by Parliament Press Information Bureau, Ministry of Textiles, Govt. of India. 23 May 2006.
  3. ^ New Fashion School in India Draws From a Rich Heritage, by Barbara Crossette, New York Times, 21 June 1989.
  4. ^ "NIFT Campus at Ludhiana to come up soon says Textile Minister". Retrieved 11 September 2013. 
  5. ^ Bhat, Afsana (17 December 2009). "Fashion technology institute to be set up in Srinagar". The Herald of India. Retrieved 30 August 2015. 
  6. ^ "A few Alumni of National Institute of Fashion Technology". National Institute of Fashion Technology. 

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