Vogue Institute of Art & Design & AIC NIFT- TEA sign MoU
30 July 2020: Vogue Institute of Art and Design, Bengaluru and Atal Incubation Center NIFT- TEA, Tirupur, have entered into an agreement to create entrepreneurship and skill development programs. Their joint efforts will focus on research and development in the field of Textiles and Apparels and support graduates in building successful start-ups. With a strong commitment for ‘Make in India’, AIC NIFT- TEA is supported by Atal Innovation Mission, NITI Aayog, and Govt. of India.
The MoU were signed and documents were exchanged in the presence of Dr. M.M Kariappa, Chairman, Vogue Institute; P. Moghan, Chairman, NIFT TEA Knitwear Fashion Institute, Dr. Vijaya Kumar, Director, Vogue, and S. Periasamy, Chief Executive Officer, AIC NIFT- TEA.
Under this MoU, Vogue Institute of Art and Design and AIC NIFT- TEA will jointly work towards designing a curriculum that can equip students to undertake the role of an entrepreneur, launch forums that can prepare students to have a smooth transition from academics to the start-up world and execute joint research and development activities.
“The agreement with AIC NIFT-TEA Incubation Center is a boon for aspiring entrepreneurs as it provides an opportunity for our students to learn the start-up practices and gain entrepreneurship skills. We plan to take this initiative further by creating Karnataka’s first incubation center on our campus in the future,” said Dr. Vijaya Kumar.
Vogue Institute of Art & Design has one of the finest art and design campuses in the country with nearly 800 students studying in various disciplines doing their undergraduate and post-graduate studies in the fields of Fashion, Gems and Jewellery, Interiors, Animation and Graphic designing. On the other hand, AIC-NIFT TEA Incubation center for Textiles and Apparels (AIC-NIFT TEA) has world class facility with suitable infrastructure in terms of state of the art machinery, Lab facilities other relevant components required to encourage the Startup in Textiles and Apparels.