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Gadget To Dye Cotton Fabrics Without Water

NIFT-TEA Knitwear Fashion Institute promoted by Tirupur garment exporters will take up with Synthetic and Arts Silk Mills Research (SASMIRA) to develop a gadget for dyeing ‘cotton fabrics’ without using water and also draft a curriculum on agro textiles. The technological innovations were planned as part of the collaborative projects. NIFT-TEA Institute and SASMIRA signed a memorandum of understanding recently to promote development of new products, research activities and information…
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Convocation At NIFT-Mumbai

National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT) Mumbai hosted a grand convocation ceremony for graduating batch of 2016 at its campus lawn recently. Prashant Thakur local MLA, was the chief guest on this occasion which witnessed 208 students graduating this year. NIFT-Mumbai director, Nilima Rani Singh, in her academic report highlighted the achievements of the last academic year like the success of diploma programmes, continuing education programmes and infrastructure related initiatives.…
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‘Koshy Selected For The Holden Medal’

The ‘Holden Medal’ for Education, by ‘The Textile Institute, Manchester, UK’ will be conferred on Dr. Darlie Koshy, DG and CEO of Apparel Training & Design and Centre (ATDC) and Institute of Apparel Management (IAM) at a function at Poznan, Poland on April 28, for his outstanding contributions in technology based education at the levels. The prestigious Holden Medal is given bi-annually by The Textile Institute, Manchester. Koshy is the…
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Govt Focuses On Packaging To Boost Handloom Sector

The government has engaged the Indian Institute of Packaging (IIP), National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT) and National Institute of Design (NID) to upgrade the design and packaging of 40 shortlisted handloom fabrics and handicrafts in the country. The Mumbai-based IIP said in a press release that Maharastrian Paithani, Banarasi silk from Uttar Pradesh, Mysore silk from Karnataka, brass items and dokrametal craft from West Bengal and many such valued handloom…
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Conference On Apparel Manufacturing In Tirupur

NIFT-TEA Knitwear Institute and the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) in partnership with Rajesh Bheda Consulting will jointly organize a conference “Milestone Guidance Series 2016” on 'erformance enhancement towards world class apparel manufacturing in Tirupur on February 20. The conference aims to cover strategies to reveal the tremendous potential of the Indian apparel industry to improve its competitiveness and move towards world class manufacturing. The focus areas of the programme…
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Tie Up With Online Retailers By Uttar Pradesh Khadi Board

The Uttar Pradesh government has tied up with online retailers to sell khadi products in a bid to promote the industry. Designers from the National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT) will design the khadi clothes that will be sold online. The products would be first launched on e-commerce majors like Flipkart and Snapdeal. The idea to rope in online retailers has come on the heels of the state government signing…
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