The Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Shillong on May 5 signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT), Shillong, an autonomous body under the union ministry of textiles.
The MoU with an initial tenure of three years was signed by IIM Shillong director DP Goyal and NIFT Shillong director Arindam Das.
The IIM Shillong embraces a global, inclusive, innovative spirit grounded in Indian values that accelerates action and impact. Its dynamic community of knowledge seekers are constantly experimenting with new ideas, innovating solutions, pioneering sustainable practices, nurturing personal growth, impacting the local community and transforming management to reinvent tomorrow.
On the occasion of the MoU signing IIM Shillong director DP Goyal mentioned that the MoU will facilitate cooperation between IIM Shillong and NIFT Shillong, which will eventually promote professional growth both at the national and international levels in design and management, besides promoting cross-disciplinary learning as per the National Education Policy 2020 objectives.
The key areas of collaboration, knowledge sharing and joint activity cover student exchange programs, joint field trips, faculty training, mentorship, PhD supervision, joint research and publications, collaboration with foreign experts, and participation in workshops, seminars, and conferences.
NIFT Shillong director Arindam Das while terming the MoU historic, stated that it opened up various possibilities of collaborations for mutual benefit.