Ministry of Textiles29-April, 2013 16:35 IST
NIFT Centres
There are 15 Centres of National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT) currently functioning in the country located at:

 

There are 15 Centres of National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT) currently functioning in the country located at:

 

S. No.

Name of the Centre

Establishment Year

1

New Delhi (Delhi)

1986

2

Chennai (Tamil Nadu)

 

1995

3

Gandhinagar (Gujarat)

4

Hyderabad (Andhra Pradesh)

5

Kolkata (West Bengal)

6

Mumbai (Maharashtra)

7

Bangalore (Karnataka)

1996

8

Raebareli (Uttar Pradesh)

2007

9

Bhopal (Madhya Pradesh)

 

2008

10

Kannur (Kerala)

11

Shillong (Meghalaya)

12

Patna (Bihar)

13

Kangra (Himachal Pradesh)

2009

14

Bhubneshwar (Orissa)

2010

15

Jodhpur (Rajasthan)

 

The funds spent for the smooth functioning and maintenance of NIFT’s centres during the last three years, State and Centre-wise are annexed in the Annexure.

 

The Board of Governors (BOG) of NIFT has sanctioned proposal for the establishment of NIFT Centre in Haryana and Jammu & Kashmir. Status of the proposals of Haryana and J&K are as follow:-

 

Sl. No.

Name of the State

Status of the proposals

1.

Haryana

Govt. of Haryana has agreed to provide 15 acres of land at village ManakpurNankchand Block Pinjore District Panchkula and financial assistance to the tune of D 99.71 crore which would cover construction of complete campus including buildings for administrative support, academics that will include space for faculty, class rooms, labs, Resource Centre, IT facilities, hostels and residential facilities and an auditorium for 1000 persons. These funds will also be covering the revenue deficits for running the centre for initial three years.

 

NIFT has initiated the preparation of a detailed project report (DPR) on establishment of NIFT Panchkula.

Draft MoU to be entered between NIFT & State Government of Haryana has been prepared and sent to State Government of Haryana vide letter dated 11.04.2013.

2.

J&K

State Government of J&K has allotted 20 acres of land in Budgam for NIFT permanent Centre.  Permanent Centre of NIFT is expected by the year 2016.Funds to the tune of      D 2.50 crore have been released by Govt. of J&K for initial activities. State Govt. of J&K has identified State Industrial Development Corporation Ltd. (SIDCO) as its agency for construction of project. Ministry of Textiles has agreed to bear 50% of the cost of infrastructure for setting up of Centre in J&K. Quota of 35% would be provided to the residents / domicile of J&K state.

 

Based on the request of the State Govt. of J&K, NIFT has, in principle, agreed to commence functioning of temporary campus in Ranreth Industrial Estate of SIDCO. Detailed Project Report (DPR) has been prepared and lease deed to be entered between NIFT and State Govt. of J&K for land of temporary Centre has been prepared and sent to Govt. of J&K for necessary action. NIFT has initiated the process of identifying competent faculty members to teach at NIFT Srinagar Campus.

 

BOG NIFT has given in principle approval for the opening of new Centre in Chhattisgarh subject to land and fund requirement as per the policy of NIFT, status is as follow:

 

BOG NIFT in its meeting held 04.09.2012 in principle approved the opening of a new Centre in Chhattisgarh subject to land and fund requirement as per the policy of NIFT. 

 

New NIFT Centre Policy was approved by the BOG NIFT in its meeting held 04.09.2012 and the same along with application form and model MOU was sent to Government of Chhattisgarh on 17.10.2012 with a request to submit their proposal as per new policy.  However, no response since then has been received from the State Government.

 

In addition, the States Punjab, Tripura, Mizoram, Goa and Assam had sent their request for establishing a new NIFT Campus in their States. Proposal from the above State Governments and the follow up action taken are as given below:-

 


Sl. No.

Name of the State

Status of the proposals and comments of the States on the draft policy

1.

Punjab

Punjab in September 2005 had requested for merger of their existing institute at Mohali with the NIFT.

 

The matter of merger of Northern India Institute of Fashion Technology (NIIFT) Mohali with NIFT was last discussed in the Board meeting of NIFT held on 13.02.2013.  The decision of the Board of NIFT was conveyed to State Govt. of Punjab on 01.03.2013 for necessary action.  However, no response since then has been received from the State Government.

2.

Tripura

Tripura had requested in September 2009 for opening a new NIFT Campus. 

 

A new NIFT Centre Policy was approved by the BOG NIFT in its meeting held 04.09.2012 and the same along with application form and model MOU was sent to Government of Tripura on 17.10.2012 with a request to submit their proposal as per new policy.  However, no response since then has been received from the State Government.

3.

Mizoram

 

Mizoram had requested in October 2009 for opening of a new NIFT Campus near Aizwal City.

 

New NIFT Centre Policy was approved by the BOG NIFT in its meeting held 04.09.2012 and the same along with application form and model MOU was sent to Government of Mizoram on 17.10.2012 with a request to submit their proposal as per new policy.  However, no response since then has been received from the State Government.

4.

Goa

On the request of State Govt. of Goa, the task of setting up of a NIFT outreach Centre at Goa was assigned to Director, NIFT Mumbai in 2005.

 

As MOU was signed between NIFT and Govt. of Goa on 3rd August, 2006 for setting up a fashion institute at Goa. This institute was scheduled to be established under a Network Coordination Committee consisting of members from Govt. of Goa and NIFT under the Chairmanship of Hon. Industries Minister, Govt. of Goa. A suitable place was also identified at Shram Shakti Bhavan for the establishment of the institute.

 

Subsequently, a new NIFT Centre Policy was approved by the BOG NIFT in its meeting held 04.09.2012 and the same along with application form and model MOU was sent to Government of Goa on 23.10.2012 with a request to submit their proposal as per new policy.  Director Mumbai had met senior officials of Govt. of Goa. They did not show interest in opening up of the institute.  NIFT has closed this matter as there has been no interest from Govt. of Goa on setting up of NIFT Campus.

5.

Assam

 

Assam had sent a proposal for setting up of NIFT Campus in November 2009.

 

A new NIFT Centre Policy was approved by the BOG NIFT in its meeting held 04.09.2012 and the same along with application form and model MOU was sent to Government of Assam on 17.10.2012 with a request to submit their proposal as per new policy.  However, no response since then has been received from the State Government.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Annexure

 

 

 

 

 

Fund spend for smooth functioning and maintenance of the centre

during last three years, state and centre wise

 

 

 

 

 

S. No.

NIFT Centres

 Funds spend on smooth functioning and maintenance of Centres during last three years (Rs. In lakhs)

 2010-11

 2011-12

2012-13

1

NIFT New Delhi (Delhi)

                             1,361.00

                            1,442.00

 

1438.00

2

NIFT Mumbai (Maharashtra)

                                 788.00

                                947.00

                             881.00

3

NIFT Kolkata (West Bengal)

                                 775.00

                                805.00

                             941.00

4

NIFT Chennai (Tamil Nadu)

                                 788.00

                                820.00

                             817.00

5

NIFT Bangaluru (Karnataka)

                                 866.00

                                890.00

                         1,142.00

6

NIFT Gandhi Nagar (Gujarat)

                                 799.00

                                855.00

                             949.00

7

NIFT Hyderabad (Andhra Pradesh)

                                 781.00

                                887.00

                         1,016.00

8

NIFT Raebareli (Uttar Pradesh)

                                 271.00

                                278.00

                             350.00

9

NIFT Bhopal (Madhya Pradesh)

                                 327.00

                                339.00

                             398.00

10

NIFT Jodhpur (Rajasthan)

                                 150.00

                                198.00

                             256.00

11

NIFT Patna (Bihar)

                                 246.00

                                259.00

                             291.00

12

NIFT Shilong (Meghalaya)

                                 278.00

                                257.00

                             327.00

13

NIFT Kangra (Himachal Pradesh)

                                 384.00

                                433.00

                             486.00

14

NIFT Kannur (Kerala)

                                 203.00

                                233.00

                             412.00

15

NIFT Bhubneshwer (Orissa)

                                 123.00

                                168.00

                             195.00

 

 

                              8,140.00

                             8,811.00

                         9,899.00

 

 

 

 

 

Note:    1. The figure of 2010-11 and 2011-12 are based on audited annual accounts of NIFT.     

2. The figure of 2012-13 are provisional and unaudited figure as the annual accounts are not yet finalised.

 

           3.  The figures are total of expenditure for respective years excluding depreciation.         

 

This information was given by the Minister of State in the Ministry of Textiles, Smt. Panabaaka Lakshmi in a written reply in the Lok Sabha today.

 

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DS/RK

 


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