Srinagar: The National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT) Srinagar celebrated its 2nd Convocation at SKICC on Tuesday.
The event was attended by Darshana Vikram, Union Minister of State for Textile and Railways as a Chief Guest.
Jardosh felicitated nearly 28 graduating students of NIFT Srinagar with degrees, gold medals and awards.
On the occasion, the Minister announced that the Union Ministry of Textiles will set up the Design Resource Centre (DRC) at NIFT Srinagar to create design-oriented excellence in the local handloom sector.
“All stakeholders of the handloom sector shall have the access to design repository from this DRC,” she said.
“From its permanent campus, NIFT Srinagar shall also launch continuing education programs which will provide working-class people with a refreshed knowledge of fashion and design and earn diploma certificates through evening classes,” she said.
“I am pleased to share that we have kept 35 percent reservation in admissions in all programs of NIFT Srinagar for the applicants of J&K and Ladakh. You should avail this opportunity,” she said.
In this ceremony students from each department were awarded with certificates and gold medals for their innovation and creativity reflected in the graduation projects.
Furthermore, awards of academic, artistic and athletic excellence were awarded for outstanding overall performances.